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Where is Orton?

Orton is located in the county of Northamptonshire, East Midlands, two miles south of the town of Desborough, 12 miles north of the major town of Northampton, and 68 miles north-west of London. Orton lies five miles south-east of the Leicestershire border. Orton falls within the district council of Kettering, under the county council of Northamptonshire. It is in the NN14 postcode district. The post town for Orton is Kettering.

Orton on a map

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

Which county is Orton in?

Orton 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 Orton in Northamptonshire?

Orton 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 Orton within Northamptonshire
Location of Orton within Northamptonshire

What is the postcode for Orton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Orton is NN14 1LJ.

Where is Orton in NN14?

Orton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the NN14 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the NN14 postcode district.

Map showing location of Orton within NN14
Location of Orton within NN14

What is the post town for Orton?

The post town for Orton is Kettering. Orton is in the NN14 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Kettering.

What is the latitude and longitude of Orton?

The centre of Orton is located at position 52.40674° latitude and -0.81622° longitude.

Latitude52.40674°
Longitude-0.81622°

What is the easting and northing of Orton?

The centre of Orton is located at the grid reference easting 480626 and northing 279407 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting480626
Northing279407

What are the nearest towns to Orton?

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

south
2m
Orton is 2 miles south of Desborough
west
4m
Orton is 4 miles west of Kettering
north-west
7m
Orton is 7 miles north-west of Burton Latimer
south-east
7m
Orton is 7 miles south-east of Market Harborough
south-west
7m
Orton is 7 miles south-west of Corby
north-west
9m
Orton is 9 miles north-west of Wellingborough
north-west
10m
Orton is 10 miles north-west of Irthlingborough
north-west
12m
Orton is 12 miles north-west of Higham Ferrers
west
12m
Orton is 12 miles west of Thrapston
north
12m
Orton is 12 miles north of Northampton

What are the nearest cities to Orton?

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

south-east
21m
Orton is 21 miles south-east of Leicester
south-west
27m
Orton is 27 miles south-west of Peterborough
east
29m
Orton is 29 miles east of Coventry
south
41m
Orton is 41 miles south of Nottingham
west
42m
Orton is 42 miles west of Cambridge
south-east
45m
Orton is 45 miles south-east of Derby
west
46m
Orton is 46 miles west of Ely
east
46m
Orton is 46 miles east of Birmingham
south-east
47m
Orton is 47 miles south-east of Lichfield
north
49m
Orton is 49 miles north of Oxford