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Where is Southend-on-Sea?

Southend-on-Sea is located in the county of Essex, Eastern England, three miles east of the town of Leigh-on-Sea, and 36 miles east of London. Southend-on-Sea lies three miles north of the Kent border. Southend-on-Sea falls within the unitary authority of Southend-on-Sea. It is in the SS1 postcode district.

Southend-on-Sea on a map

Map showing extent of Southend-on-Sea as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Southend-on-Sea
Map showing location of Southend-on-Sea within the UK
Location of Southend-on-Sea within the UK

Which county is Southend-on-Sea in?

Southend-on-Sea is in the ceremonial county of Essex, the historic county of Essex, and the administrative county of Southend-on-Sea.

Ceremonial CountyEssex
Historic CountyEssex
Administrative CountySouthend-on-Sea

Where is Southend-on-Sea in Essex?

Southend-on-Sea is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Essex, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Essex.

Map showing location of Southend-on-Sea within Essex
Location of Southend-on-Sea within Essex

What is the postcode for Southend-on-Sea?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Southend-on-Sea is SS1 1QH.

Where is Southend-on-Sea in SS1?

Southend-on-Sea is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the SS1 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the SS1 postcode district.

Map showing location of Southend-on-Sea within SS1
Location of Southend-on-Sea within SS1

What is the latitude and longitude of Southend-on-Sea?

The centre of Southend-on-Sea is located at position 51.54012° latitude and 0.71138° longitude.

Latitude51.54012°
Longitude0.71138°

What is the easting and northing of Southend-on-Sea?

The centre of Southend-on-Sea is located at the grid reference easting 588125 and northing 185842 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting588125
Northing185842

What are the nearest towns to Southend-on-Sea?

Position of Southend-on-Sea relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Southend-on-Sea to the centre of the town.

east
3m
Southend-on-Sea is 3 miles east of Leigh-on-Sea
south
3m
Southend-on-Sea is 3 miles south of Rochford
east
5m
Southend-on-Sea is 5 miles east of Canvey Island
south-east
6m
Southend-on-Sea is 6 miles south-east of Rayleigh
north
7m
Southend-on-Sea is 7 miles north of Sheerness
south-west
7m
Southend-on-Sea is 7 miles south-west of Burnham-on-Crouch
south-east
8m
Southend-on-Sea is 8 miles south-east of South Woodham Ferrers
north
9m
Southend-on-Sea is 9 miles north of Queenborough
north-west
9m
Southend-on-Sea is 9 miles north-west of Minster
south-east
10m
Southend-on-Sea is 10 miles south-east of Wickford

What are the nearest cities to Southend-on-Sea?

Position of Southend-on-Sea relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Southend-on-Sea to the centre of the city.

south-east
17m
Southend-on-Sea is 17 miles south-east of Chelmsford
north-west
24m
Southend-on-Sea is 24 miles north-west of Canterbury
east
35m
Southend-on-Sea is 35 miles east of City of London
east
36m
Southend-on-Sea is 36 miles east of City of Westminster
east
36m
Southend-on-Sea is 36 miles east of London
east
48m
Southend-on-Sea is 48 miles east of St Albans
south-east
52m
Southend-on-Sea is 52 miles south-east of Cambridge
north-east
62m
Southend-on-Sea is 62 miles north-east of Brighton and Hove
south
62m
Southend-on-Sea is 62 miles south of Ely
south
79m
Southend-on-Sea is 79 miles south of Norwich

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