GetTheData logo

Where is Northampton?

Northampton is located in the county of Northamptonshire, East Midlands, eight miles north-east of the town of Towcester, and 60 miles north-west of London. Northampton lies seven miles north of the Buckinghamshire border. Northampton falls within the district council of Northampton, under the county council of Northamptonshire. It is in the NN1 postcode district. The post town for Northampton is Northampton.

Northampton on a map

Map showing extent of Northampton as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Northampton
Map showing location of Northampton within the UK
Location of Northampton within the UK

Which county is Northampton in?

Northampton is in the ceremonial county of Northamptonshire, the historic county of Northamptonshire, and the administrative county of Northamptonshire.

Ceremonial CountyNorthamptonshire
Historic CountyNorthamptonshire
Administrative CountyNorthamptonshire

Where is Northampton in Northamptonshire?

Northampton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Northamptonshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Northamptonshire.

Map showing location of Northampton within Northamptonshire
Location of Northampton within Northamptonshire

What is the postcode for Northampton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Northampton is NN1 2AN.

Where is Northampton in NN1?

Northampton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the NN1 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the NN1 postcode district.

Map showing location of Northampton within NN1
Location of Northampton within NN1

What is the post town for Northampton?

The post town for Northampton is Northampton. Northampton is in the NN1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Northampton.

What is the latitude and longitude of Northampton?

The centre of Northampton is located at position 52.23785° latitude and -0.89505° longitude.

Latitude52.23785°
Longitude-0.89505°

What is the easting and northing of Northampton?

The centre of Northampton is located at the grid reference easting 475551 and northing 260538 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting475551
Northing260538

What are the nearest towns to Northampton?

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

north-east
8m
Northampton is 8 miles north-east of Towcester
south-west
10m
Northampton is 10 miles south-west of Wellingborough
north-west
10m
Northampton is 10 miles north-west of Olney
east
11m
Northampton is 11 miles east of Daventry
south-west
13m
Northampton is 13 miles south-west of Burton Latimer
north-west
13m
Northampton is 13 miles north-west of Newport Pagnell
west
13m
Northampton is 13 miles west of Rushden
south-west
13m
Northampton is 13 miles south-west of Kettering
south-west
13m
Northampton is 13 miles south-west of Irthlingborough
west
14m
Northampton is 14 miles west of Higham Ferrers

What are the nearest cities to Northampton?

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

south-east
28m
Northampton is 28 miles south-east of Coventry
south
29m
Northampton is 29 miles south of Leicester
south-west
36m
Northampton is 36 miles south-west of Peterborough
north-east
37m
Northampton is 37 miles north-east of Oxford
north-west
41m
Northampton is 41 miles north-west of St Albans
west
43m
Northampton is 43 miles west of Cambridge
east
46m
Northampton is 46 miles east of Birmingham
south-east
50m
Northampton is 50 miles south-east of Lichfield
west
50m
Northampton is 50 miles west of Ely
south
51m
Northampton is 51 miles south of Nottingham

More Northampton data