Where is Merton?

Merton is located in the county of Greater London, London, five miles north-east of the town of Ewell, 17 miles north-east of the major town of Woking, and seven miles south of London. Merton lies four miles north-east of the Surrey border, and was historically in the county of Surrey. Merton falls within the London borough council of Merton, under the Greater London Authority. It is in the SW19 postcode district. The post town for Merton is London.

Merton on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Merton
Location of Merton within the UK

Which county is Merton in?

Merton is in the ceremonial county of Greater London, the historic county of Surrey, and the administrative county of Greater London.

Ceremonial CountyGreater London
Historic CountySurrey
Administrative CountyGreater London

Where is Merton in Greater London?

Merton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Greater London, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Greater London.

Location of Merton within Greater London

What is the postcode for Merton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Merton is SW19 2LP.

Where is Merton in SW19?

Merton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the SW19 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the SW19 postcode district.

Location of Merton within SW19

Postal Boundaries © GEOLYTIX copyright and database right 2012

What is the post town for Merton?

The post town for Merton is London. Merton is in the SW19 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of London.

What is the latitude and longitude of Merton?

The centre of Merton is located at position 51.4139° latitude and -0.18365° longitude.

Latitude51.4139°
Longitude-0.18365°

What is the easting and northing of Merton?

The centre of Merton is located at the grid reference easting 526411 and northing 169885 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting526411
Northing169885

What are the nearest towns to Merton?

Position of Merton relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Merton to the centre of the town.

5m
Merton is 5 miles north-east of Ewell
6m
Merton is 6 miles north of Banstead
7m
Merton is 7 miles north-east of Epsom
8m
Merton is 8 miles north-east of Esher
9m
Merton is 9 miles north-west of Warlingham
10m
Merton is 10 miles east of Sunbury-on-Thames
10m
Merton is 10 miles north-west of Caterham
10m
Merton is 10 miles north-east of Leatherhead
10m
Merton is 10 miles east of Walton-on-Thames
12m
Merton is 12 miles north of Redhill

What are the nearest cities to Merton?

Position of Merton relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Merton to the centre of the city.

7m
Merton is 7 miles south of City of Westminster
7m
Merton is 7 miles south of London
8m
Merton is 8 miles south-west of City of London
24m
Merton is 24 miles south of St Albans
36m
Merton is 36 miles south-west of Chelmsford
41m
Merton is 41 miles north of Brighton and Hove
48m
Merton is 48 miles north-east of Chichester
52m
Merton is 52 miles south-east of Oxford
55m
Merton is 55 miles north-east of Winchester
55m
Merton is 55 miles west of Canterbury