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Where is Stafford?

Stafford is located in the county of Staffordshire, West Midlands, six miles north of the town of Penkridge, 15 miles south of the major town of Newcastle-under-Lyme, 102 miles north-east of Cardiff, and 123 miles north-west of London. Stafford falls within the district council of Stafford, under the county council of Staffordshire. It is in the ST16 postcode district. The post town for Stafford is Stafford.

Stafford on a map

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

Which county is Stafford in?

Stafford is in the ceremonial county of Staffordshire, the historic county of Staffordshire, and the administrative county of Staffordshire.

Ceremonial CountyStaffordshire
Historic CountyStaffordshire
Administrative CountyStaffordshire

Where is Stafford in Staffordshire?

Stafford is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Staffordshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Staffordshire.

Map showing location of Stafford within Staffordshire
Location of Stafford within Staffordshire

What is the postcode for Stafford?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Stafford is ST16 2LU.

Where is Stafford in ST16?

Stafford is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the ST16 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the ST16 postcode district.

Map showing location of Stafford within ST16
Location of Stafford within ST16

What is the post town for Stafford?

The post town for Stafford is Stafford. Stafford is in the ST16 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Stafford.

What is the latitude and longitude of Stafford?

The centre of Stafford is located at position 52.8058° latitude and -2.11666° longitude.

Latitude52.8058°
Longitude-2.11666°

What is the easting and northing of Stafford?

The centre of Stafford is located at the grid reference easting 392233 and northing 323145 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting392233
Northing323145

What are the nearest towns to Stafford?

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

north
6m
Stafford is 6 miles north of Penkridge
south
7m
Stafford is 7 miles south of Stone
south-east
7m
Stafford is 7 miles south-east of Eccleshall
west
8m
Stafford is 8 miles west of Rugeley
north-west
9m
Stafford is 9 miles north-west of Cannock
east
11m
Stafford is 11 miles east of Newport
south-west
12m
Stafford is 12 miles south-west of Uttoxeter
north-west
12m
Stafford is 12 miles north-west of Burntwood
north-west
14m
Stafford is 14 miles north-west of Brownhills
south-west
14m
Stafford is 14 miles south-west of Cheadle

What are the nearest cities to Stafford?

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

north-west
15m
Stafford is 15 miles north-west of Lichfield
south
15m
Stafford is 15 miles south of Stoke-on-Trent
north
15m
Stafford is 15 miles north of Wolverhampton
north
24m
Stafford is 24 miles north of Birmingham
west
28m
Stafford is 28 miles west of Derby
north-west
38m
Stafford is 38 miles north-west of Coventry
west
42m
Stafford is 42 miles west of Nottingham
south-east
42m
Stafford is 42 miles south-east of Chester
north
43m
Stafford is 43 miles north of Worcester
west
43m
Stafford is 43 miles west of Leicester

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