Swanscombe is located in the county of Kent, South East England, two miles east of the town of Dartford, 11 miles south-west of the major town of Basildon, and 18 miles east of London. Swanscombe lies just south-west of the Essex border. Swanscombe falls within the district council of Dartford, under the county council of Kent. It is in the DA9 postcode district. The post town for Swanscombe is Greenhithe.
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Swanscombe is in the ceremonial county of Kent, the historic county of Kent, and the administrative county of Kent.
Swanscombe is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Kent, and towards the westernmost extremity of Kent.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Swanscombe is DA9 9NZ.
Swanscombe is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the DA9 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DA9 postcode district.
The post town for Swanscombe is Greenhithe. Swanscombe is in the DA9 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Greenhithe.
The centre of Swanscombe is located at position 51.45307° latitude and 0.2844° longitude.
The centre of Swanscombe is located at the grid reference easting 558821 and northing 175151 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Swanscombe relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Swanscombe to the centre of the town.
Position of Swanscombe relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Swanscombe to the centre of the city.