Thaxted is located in the county of Essex, Eastern England, six miles north of the town of Great Dunmow, 16 miles north of the major city of Chelmsford, and 36 miles north-east of London. Thaxted lies six miles south-east of the Cambridgeshire border. Thaxted falls within the district council of Uttlesford, under the county council of Essex. It is in the CM6 postcode district. The post town for Thaxted is Dunmow.
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Thaxted is in the ceremonial county of Essex, the historic county of Essex, and the administrative county of Essex.
Thaxted is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Essex, and towards the westernmost extremity of Essex.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Thaxted is CM6 2LA.
Thaxted is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the CM6 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the CM6 postcode district.
The post town for Thaxted is Dunmow. Thaxted is in the CM6 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Dunmow.
The centre of Thaxted is located at position 51.95371° latitude and 0.34376° longitude.
The centre of Thaxted is located at the grid reference easting 561157 and northing 230952 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Thaxted relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Thaxted to the centre of the town.
Position of Thaxted relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Thaxted to the centre of the city.