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Where is Royston?

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.

COVID-19: Royston coronavirus cases are reported by Public Health England within the Hertfordshire case numbers. This Royston coronavirus map shows the position of Royston within Hertfordshire, along with the number of cases in Hertfordshire and each of the surrounding areas.

Royston on a map

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

Which county is Royston in?

Royston is in the ceremonial county of Hertfordshire, the historic county of Hertfordshire, and the administrative county of Hertfordshire.

Ceremonial CountyHertfordshire
Historic CountyHertfordshire
Administrative CountyHertfordshire

Where is Royston in Hertfordshire?

Royston is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Hertfordshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Hertfordshire.

Map showing location of Royston within Hertfordshire
Location of Royston within Hertfordshire

What is the postcode for Royston?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Royston is SG8 7FB.

Where is Royston in SG8?

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.

Map showing location of Royston within SG8
Location of Royston within SG8

What is the post town for Royston?

The post town for Royston is Royston. Royston is in the SG8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Royston.

What is the latitude and longitude of Royston?

The centre of Royston is located at position 52.04825° latitude and -0.01999° longitude.

Latitude52.04825°
Longitude-0.01999°

What is the easting and northing of Royston?

The centre of Royston is located at the grid reference easting 535877 and northing 240723 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting535877
Northing240723

What are the nearest towns to Royston?

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

north
7m
Royston is 7 miles north of Buntingford
north-east
8m
Royston is 8 miles north-east of Baldock
east
9m
Royston is 9 miles east of Stotfold
south-east
10m
Royston is 10 miles south-east of Potton
north-east
10m
Royston is 10 miles north-east of Letchworth
east
11m
Royston is 11 miles east of Biggleswade
west
11m
Royston is 11 miles west of Saffron Walden
north-east
13m
Royston is 13 miles north-east of Stevenage
south-east
13m
Royston is 13 miles south-east of Sandy
north-east
13m
Royston is 13 miles north-east of Hitchin

What are the nearest cities to Royston?

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

south-west
12m
Royston is 12 miles south-west of Cambridge
north-east
25m
Royston is 25 miles north-east of St Albans
south-west
27m
Royston is 27 miles south-west of Ely
north-west
30m
Royston is 30 miles north-west of Chelmsford
north
37m
Royston is 37 miles north of City of London
south
37m
Royston is 37 miles south of Peterborough
north
38m
Royston is 38 miles north of London
north
38m
Royston is 38 miles north of City of Westminster
east
57m
Royston is 57 miles east of Oxford
south-east
62m
Royston is 62 miles south-east of Leicester

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