Where is Southend?

Southend is located in the county of Buckinghamshire, South East England, four miles north of the town of Henley-on-Thames, seven miles west of the major town of High Wycombe, and 34 miles west of London. Southend lies just south-east of the Oxfordshire border. Southend falls within the district council of Wycombe, under the county council of Buckinghamshire. It is in the RG9 postcode district. The post town for Southend is Henley-on-Thames.

Southend on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Southend
Location of Southend within the UK

Which county is Southend in?

Southend is in the ceremonial county of Buckinghamshire, the historic county of Buckinghamshire, and the administrative county of Buckinghamshire.

Ceremonial CountyBuckinghamshire
Historic CountyBuckinghamshire
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire

Where is Southend in Buckinghamshire?

Southend is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Buckinghamshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Buckinghamshire.

Location of Southend within Buckinghamshire

What is the postcode for Southend?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Southend is RG9 6JN.

Where is Southend in RG9?

Southend is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the RG9 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the RG9 postcode district.

Location of Southend within RG9

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What is the post town for Southend?

The post town for Southend is Henley-on-Thames. Southend is in the RG9 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Henley-on-Thames.

What is the latitude and longitude of Southend?

The centre of Southend is located at position 51.60079° latitude and -0.91489° longitude.

Latitude51.60079°
Longitude-0.91489°

What is the easting and northing of Southend?

The centre of Southend is located at the grid reference easting 475252 and northing 189663 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting475252
Northing189663

What are the nearest towns to Southend?

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

4m
Southend is 4 miles north of Henley-on-Thames
5m
Southend is 5 miles south-east of Watlington
6m
Southend is 6 miles west of Marlow
7m
Southend is 7 miles west of High Wycombe
9m
Southend is 9 miles east of Wallingford
9m
Southend is 9 miles south of Princes Risborough
10m
Southend is 10 miles north-west of Maidenhead
10m
Southend is 10 miles north of Woodley
10m
Southend is 10 miles north of Reading
11m
Southend is 11 miles south of Thame

What are the nearest cities to Southend?

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

18m
Southend is 18 miles south-east of Oxford
27m
Southend is 27 miles south-west of St Albans
35m
Southend is 35 miles west of London
35m
Southend is 35 miles west of City of Westminster
36m
Southend is 36 miles west of City of London
41m
Southend is 41 miles north-east of Winchester
53m
Southend is 53 miles north-east of Southampton
53m
Southend is 53 miles north-east of Salisbury
53m
Southend is 53 miles north of Chichester
56m
Southend is 56 miles north of Portsmouth