Royston is located in the county of Hertfordshire, Eastern England, seven miles north of the town of Buntingford, 12 miles south-west of the major city of Cambridge, and 37 miles north of London. Royston lies just south of the Cambridgeshire border. Royston falls within the district council of North Hertfordshire, under the county council of Hertfordshire. It is in the SG8 postcode district. The post town for Royston is Royston.
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Royston is in the ceremonial county of Hertfordshire, the historic county of Hertfordshire, and the administrative county of Hertfordshire.
Royston is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Hertfordshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Hertfordshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Royston is SG8 7FB.
Royston is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the SG8 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SG8 postcode district.
The post town for Royston is Royston. Royston is in the SG8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Royston.
The centre of Royston is located at position 52.04825° latitude and -0.01999° longitude.
The centre of Royston is located at the grid reference easting 535877 and northing 240723 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Royston relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Royston to the centre of the town.
Position of Royston relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Royston to the centre of the city.