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Where is St Albans?

St Albans is located in the county of Hertfordshire, Eastern England, five miles south of the town of Harpenden, and 19 miles north-west of London. St Albans lies six miles south of the Bedfordshire border. St Albans falls within the district council of St. Albans, under the county council of Hertfordshire. It is in the AL3 postcode district. The post town for St Albans is St. Albans.

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

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

Which county is St Albans in?

St Albans is in the ceremonial county of Hertfordshire, the historic county of Hertfordshire, and the administrative county of Hertfordshire.

Ceremonial CountyHertfordshire
Historic CountyHertfordshire
Administrative CountyHertfordshire

Where is St Albans in Hertfordshire?

St Albans is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Hertfordshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Hertfordshire.

Map showing location of St Albans within Hertfordshire
Location of St Albans within Hertfordshire

What is the postcode for St Albans?

The nearest postcode to the centre of St Albans is AL3 5DL.

Where is St Albans in AL3?

St Albans is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the AL3 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the AL3 postcode district.

Map showing location of St Albans within AL3
Location of St Albans within AL3

What is the post town for St Albans?

The post town for St Albans is St. Albans. St Albans is in the AL3 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of St. Albans.

What is the latitude and longitude of St Albans?

The centre of St Albans is located at position 51.75231° latitude and -0.33909° longitude.

Latitude51.75231°
Longitude-0.33909°

What is the easting and northing of St Albans?

The centre of St Albans is located at the grid reference easting 514747 and northing 207262 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting514747
Northing207262

What are the nearest towns to St Albans?

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

south
5m
St Albans is 5 miles south of Harpenden
north
5m
St Albans is 5 miles north of Radlett
west
5m
St Albans is 5 miles west of Hatfield
east
6m
St Albans is 6 miles east of Hemel Hempstead
south-west
7m
St Albans is 7 miles south-west of Welwyn Garden City
north-west
7m
St Albans is 7 miles north-west of Borehamwood
north
7m
St Albans is 7 miles north of Watford
north-west
7m
St Albans is 7 miles north-west of Potters Bar
north
8m
St Albans is 8 miles north of Bushey
south
9m
St Albans is 9 miles south of Luton

What are the nearest cities to St Albans?

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

north-west
19m
St Albans is 19 miles north-west of London
north-west
20m
St Albans is 20 miles north-west of City of London
north-west
20m
St Albans is 20 miles north-west of City of Westminster
west
35m
St Albans is 35 miles west of Chelmsford
south-west
37m
St Albans is 37 miles south-west of Cambridge
east
39m
St Albans is 39 miles east of Oxford
south-west
52m
St Albans is 52 miles south-west of Ely
south
57m
St Albans is 57 miles south of Peterborough
north-east
64m
St Albans is 64 miles north-east of Winchester
north
65m
St Albans is 65 miles north of Brighton and Hove

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