Where is St Helens?

St Helens is located in the county of Isle of Wight, South East England, two miles north-east of the town of Brading, seven miles south of the major city of Portsmouth, and 71 miles south-west of London. St Helens lies four miles south of the Hampshire border, and was historically in the county of Hampshire. St Helens falls within the unitary authority of Isle of Wight. It is in the PO33 postcode district. The post town for St Helens is Ryde.

St Helens on a map

Bounding box showing extent of St Helens
Location of St Helens within the UK

Which county is St Helens in?

St Helens is in the ceremonial county of Isle of Wight, the historic county of Hampshire, and the administrative county of Isle of Wight.

Ceremonial CountyIsle of Wight
Historic CountyHampshire
Administrative CountyIsle of Wight

Where is St Helens in Isle of Wight?

St Helens is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Isle of Wight, and towards the easternmost extremity of Isle of Wight.

Location of St Helens within Isle of Wight

What is the postcode for St Helens?

The nearest postcode to the centre of St Helens is PO33 1XF.

Where is St Helens in PO33?

St Helens is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the PO33 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the PO33 postcode district.

Location of St Helens within PO33

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What is the post town for St Helens?

The post town for St Helens is Ryde. St Helens is in the PO33 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Ryde.

What is the latitude and longitude of St Helens?

The centre of St Helens is located at position 50.69739° latitude and -1.1143° longitude.

Latitude50.69739°
Longitude-1.1143°

What is the easting and northing of St Helens?

The centre of St Helens is located at the grid reference easting 462650 and northing 89012 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting462650
Northing89012

What are the nearest towns to St Helens?

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

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St Helens is 2 miles north-east of Brading
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St Helens is 3 miles south-east of Ryde
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St Helens is 3 miles north-east of Sandown
6m
St Helens is 6 miles north-east of Shanklin
7m
St Helens is 7 miles south of Gosport
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St Helens is 8 miles east of Newport
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St Helens is 8 miles north-east of Ventnor
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St Helens is 9 miles south-east of East Cowes
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St Helens is 9 miles south-east of Cowes
11m
St Helens is 11 miles south of Fareham

What are the nearest cities to St Helens?

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

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St Helens is 7 miles south of Portsmouth
18m
St Helens is 18 miles south-west of Chichester
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St Helens is 19 miles south-east of Southampton
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St Helens is 27 miles south of Winchester
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St Helens is 39 miles south-east of Salisbury
43m
St Helens is 43 miles west of Brighton and Hove
70m
St Helens is 70 miles south-west of City of Westminster
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St Helens is 71 miles south-west of London
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St Helens is 72 miles south-west of City of London
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St Helens is 72 miles south-east of Bath