Where is Stanley?

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.

Stanley on a map

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

Which county is Stanley in?

Stanley is in the ceremonial county of Durham, the historic county of Durham, and the administrative county of County Durham.

Ceremonial CountyDurham
Historic CountyDurham
Administrative CountyCounty Durham

Where is Stanley in Durham?

Stanley is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Durham, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Durham.

Location of Stanley within Durham

What is the postcode for Stanley?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Stanley is DH9 0PQ.

Where is Stanley in DH9?

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.

Location of Stanley within DH9

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What is the post town for Stanley?

The post town for Stanley is Stanley. Stanley is in the DH9 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Stanley.

What is the latitude and longitude of Stanley?

The centre of Stanley is located at position 54.87227° latitude and -1.69382° longitude.

Latitude54.87227°
Longitude-1.69382°

What is the easting and northing of Stanley?

The centre of Stanley is located at the grid reference easting 419747 and northing 553099 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting419747
Northing553099

What are the nearest towns to Stanley?

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

2m
Stanley is 2 miles east of Annfield Plain
5m
Stanley is 5 miles west of Chester-le-Street
5m
Stanley is 5 miles south of Whickham
6m
Stanley is 6 miles east of Consett
6m
Stanley is 6 miles south of Blaydon
7m
Stanley is 7 miles west of Washington
7m
Stanley is 7 miles south-west of Gateshead
7m
Stanley is 7 miles south of Ryton
9m
Stanley is 9 miles south-east of Prudhoe
9m
Stanley is 9 miles west of Houghton-le-Spring

What are the nearest cities to Stanley?

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

8m
Stanley is 8 miles north-west of Durham
8m
Stanley is 8 miles south-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
13m
Stanley is 13 miles west of Sunderland
49m
Stanley is 49 miles east of Carlisle
51m
Stanley is 51 miles north of Ripon
68m
Stanley is 68 miles north of York
72m
Stanley is 72 miles north-east of Lancaster
74m
Stanley is 74 miles north of Leeds
75m
Stanley is 75 miles north of Bradford
83m
Stanley is 83 miles north of Wakefield