Ostend is located in the county of Essex, Eastern England, one mile north-west of the town of Burnham-on-Crouch, eight miles north-east of the major town of Southend-on-Sea, and 41 miles east of London. Ostend falls within the district council of Maldon, under the county council of Essex. It is in the CM0 postcode district.
Ostend is in the ceremonial county of Essex, the historic county of Essex, and the administrative county of Essex.
Ostend is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Essex, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Essex.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Ostend is CM0 8NR.
Ostend is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the CM0 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the CM0 postcode district.
The centre of Ostend is located at position 51.64023° latitude and 0.79902° longitude.
The centre of Ostend is located at the grid reference easting 593776 and northing 197202 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Ostend relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Ostend to the centre of the town.
Position of Ostend relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Ostend to the centre of the city.