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Where is Sheffield?

Sheffield is located in the county of South Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber, six miles north of the town of Dronfield, and 141 miles north-west of London. Sheffield lies three miles north of the Derbyshire border, and was historically in the county of Yorkshire. Sheffield falls within the metropolitan district council of Sheffield. It is in the S1 postcode district. The post town for Sheffield is Sheffield.

Sheffield on a map

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

Which county is Sheffield in?

Sheffield is in the ceremonial county of South Yorkshire, and the historic county of Yorkshire.

Ceremonial CountySouth Yorkshire
Historic CountyYorkshire

Where is Sheffield in South Yorkshire?

Sheffield is situated towards the southernmost extremity of South Yorkshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of South Yorkshire.

Map showing location of Sheffield within South Yorkshire
Location of Sheffield within South Yorkshire

What is the postcode for Sheffield?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Sheffield is S1 1QF.

Where is Sheffield in S1?

Sheffield is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the S1 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the S1 postcode district.

Map showing location of Sheffield within S1
Location of Sheffield within S1

What is the post town for Sheffield?

The post town for Sheffield is Sheffield. Sheffield is in the S1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Sheffield.

What is the latitude and longitude of Sheffield?

The centre of Sheffield is located at position 53.38251° latitude and -1.46854° longitude.

Latitude53.38251°
Longitude-1.46854°

What is the easting and northing of Sheffield?

The centre of Sheffield is located at the grid reference easting 435449 and northing 387427 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting435449
Northing387427

What are the nearest towns to Sheffield?

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

north
6m
Sheffield is 6 miles north of Dronfield
south-west
6m
Sheffield is 6 miles south-west of Rotherham
south-west
8m
Sheffield is 8 miles south-west of Rawmarsh
south-east
9m
Sheffield is 9 miles south-east of Stocksbridge
north-west
9m
Sheffield is 9 miles north-west of Staveley
south-west
10m
Sheffield is 10 miles south-west of Wath upon Dearne
south
10m
Sheffield is 10 miles south of Wombwell
north
10m
Sheffield is 10 miles north of Chesterfield
south
10m
Sheffield is 10 miles south of Worsbrough
south-west
11m
Sheffield is 11 miles south-west of Mexborough

What are the nearest cities to Sheffield?

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

south
21m
Sheffield is 21 miles south of Wakefield
south
29m
Sheffield is 29 miles south of Leeds
south-east
31m
Sheffield is 31 miles south-east of Bradford
north
32m
Sheffield is 32 miles north of Derby
north-west
32m
Sheffield is 32 miles north-west of Nottingham
east
33m
Sheffield is 33 miles east of Manchester
east
35m
Sheffield is 35 miles east of Salford
north-east
38m
Sheffield is 38 miles north-east of Stoke-on-Trent
west
40m
Sheffield is 40 miles west of Lincoln
south
43m
Sheffield is 43 miles south of York

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