Stanley is located in the county of Durham, North East England, two miles east of the town of Annfield Plain, seven miles south-west of the major town of Gateshead, 95 miles south-east of Edinburgh, and 241 miles north of London. Stanley lies two miles south-west of the Tyne & Wear border. Stanley falls within the unitary authority of County Durham. It is in the DH9 postcode district. The post town for Stanley is Stanley.
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Stanley is in the ceremonial county of Durham, the historic county of Durham, and the administrative county of County Durham.
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Stanley is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Durham, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Durham.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Stanley is DH9 0PQ.
Stanley is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the DH9 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DH9 postcode district.
The post town for Stanley is Stanley. Stanley is in the DH9 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Stanley.
The centre of Stanley is located at position 54.87227° latitude and -1.69382° longitude.
The centre of Stanley is located at the grid reference easting 419747 and northing 553099 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Stanley relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Stanley to the centre of the town.
Position of Stanley relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Stanley to the centre of the city.