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Where is Sheerness?

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.

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

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

Which county is Sheerness in?

Sheerness is in the ceremonial county of Kent, the historic county of Kent, and the administrative county of Kent.

Ceremonial CountyKent
Historic CountyKent
Administrative CountyKent

Where is Sheerness in Kent?

Sheerness is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Kent, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Kent.

Map showing location of Sheerness within Kent
Location of Sheerness within Kent

What is the postcode for Sheerness?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Sheerness is ME12 1AG.

Where is Sheerness in ME12?

Sheerness is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the ME12 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the ME12 postcode district.

Map showing location of Sheerness within ME12
Location of Sheerness within ME12

What is the post town for Sheerness?

The post town for Sheerness is Sheerness. Sheerness is in the ME12 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Sheerness.

What is the latitude and longitude of Sheerness?

The centre of Sheerness is located at position 51.43991° latitude and 0.76227° longitude.

Latitude51.43991°
Longitude0.76227°

What is the easting and northing of Sheerness?

The centre of Sheerness is located at the grid reference easting 592074 and northing 174832 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting592074
Northing174832

What are the nearest towns to Sheerness?

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

north
2m
Sheerness is 2 miles north of Queenborough
north-west
2m
Sheerness is 2 miles north-west of Minster
north
7m
Sheerness is 7 miles north of Sittingbourne
south
7m
Sheerness is 7 miles south of Southend-on-Sea
south-east
9m
Sheerness is 9 miles south-east of Leigh-on-Sea
south-east
9m
Sheerness is 9 miles south-east of Canvey Island
north-east
9m
Sheerness is 9 miles north-east of Gillingham
south
10m
Sheerness is 10 miles south of Rochford
north-west
10m
Sheerness is 10 miles north-west of Faversham
east
11m
Sheerness is 11 miles east of Chatham

What are the nearest cities to Sheerness?

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

north-west
18m
Sheerness is 18 miles north-west of Canterbury
south-east
24m
Sheerness is 24 miles south-east of Chelmsford
east
37m
Sheerness is 37 miles east of City of London
east
39m
Sheerness is 39 miles east of City of Westminster
east
39m
Sheerness is 39 miles east of London
south-east
52m
Sheerness is 52 miles south-east of St Albans
north-east
58m
Sheerness is 58 miles north-east of Brighton and Hove
south-east
60m
Sheerness is 60 miles south-east of Cambridge
south
70m
Sheerness is 70 miles south of Ely
north-east
79m
Sheerness is 79 miles north-east of Chichester

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