Rochester is located in the county of Kent, South East England, one mile north-west of the major town of Chatham, and 28 miles east of London. Rochester lies five miles south of the Essex border. Rochester falls within the unitary authority of Medway. It is in the ME2 postcode district. The post town for Rochester is Rochester.
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Rochester is in the ceremonial county of Kent, the historic county of Kent, and the administrative county of Medway.
Rochester is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Kent, and towards the westernmost extremity of Kent.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Rochester is ME2 4AT.
Rochester is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the ME2 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the ME2 postcode district.
The post town for Rochester is Rochester. Rochester is in the ME2 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Rochester.
The centre of Rochester is located at position 51.3956° latitude and 0.49548° longitude.
The centre of Rochester is located at the grid reference easting 573703 and northing 169240 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Rochester relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Rochester to the centre of the town.
Position of Rochester relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Rochester to the centre of the city.