Sheerness is located in the county of Kent, South East England, two miles north of the town of Queenborough, seven miles south of the major town of Southend-on-Sea, and 39 miles east of London. Sheerness lies five miles south of the Essex border. Sheerness falls within the district council of Swale, under the county council of Kent. It is in the ME12 postcode district. The post town for Sheerness is Sheerness.
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Sheerness is in the ceremonial county of Kent, the historic county of Kent, and the administrative county of Kent.
Sheerness is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Kent, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Kent.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Sheerness is ME12 1AG.
Sheerness is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the ME12 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the ME12 postcode district.
The post town for Sheerness is Sheerness. Sheerness is in the ME12 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Sheerness.
The centre of Sheerness is located at position 51.43991° latitude and 0.76227° longitude.
The centre of Sheerness is located at the grid reference easting 592074 and northing 174832 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Sheerness relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Sheerness to the centre of the town.
Position of Sheerness relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Sheerness to the centre of the city.