Where is Racton?

Racton is located in the county of West Sussex, South East England, three miles north-east of the town of Emsworth, ten miles north-east of the major city of Portsmouth, and 55 miles south-west of London. Racton lies two miles south-east of the Hampshire border, and was historically in the county of Sussex. Racton falls within the district council of Chichester, under the county council of West Sussex. It is in the PO18 postcode district. The post town for Racton is Chichester.

Racton on a map

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

Which county is Racton in?

Racton is in the ceremonial county of West Sussex, the historic county of Sussex, and the administrative county of West Sussex.

Ceremonial CountyWest Sussex
Historic CountySussex
Administrative CountyWest Sussex

Where is Racton in West Sussex?

Racton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of West Sussex, and towards the westernmost extremity of West Sussex.

Location of Racton within West Sussex

What is the postcode for Racton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Racton is PO18 9DP.

Where is Racton in PO18?

Racton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the PO18 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the PO18 postcode district.

Location of Racton within PO18

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What is the post town for Racton?

The post town for Racton is Chichester. Racton is in the PO18 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Chichester.

What is the latitude and longitude of Racton?

The centre of Racton is located at position 50.87855° latitude and -0.88959° longitude.

Latitude50.87855°
Longitude-0.88959°

What is the easting and northing of Racton?

The centre of Racton is located at the grid reference easting 478218 and northing 109371 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting478218
Northing109371

What are the nearest towns to Racton?

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

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Racton is 3 miles north-east of Emsworth
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Racton is 4 miles east of Havant
6m
Racton is 6 miles east of Horndean
9m
Racton is 9 miles south of Petersfield
10m
Racton is 10 miles south-west of Midhurst
11m
Racton is 11 miles north-west of Selsey
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Racton is 12 miles north-west of Bognor Regis
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Racton is 12 miles north-east of Gosport
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Racton is 13 miles east of Fareham
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Racton is 13 miles east of Wickham

What are the nearest cities to Racton?

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

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Racton is 6 miles north-west of Chichester
10m
Racton is 10 miles north-east of Portsmouth
22m
Racton is 22 miles south-east of Winchester
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Racton is 23 miles east of Southampton
33m
Racton is 33 miles west of Brighton and Hove
42m
Racton is 42 miles east of Salisbury
54m
Racton is 54 miles south-west of City of Westminster
55m
Racton is 55 miles south-west of London
56m
Racton is 56 miles south-west of City of London
62m
Racton is 62 miles south of Oxford