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Where is Thaxted?

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.

COVID-19: Thaxted coronavirus cases are reported by Public Health England within the Essex case numbers. This Thaxted coronavirus map shows the position of Thaxted within Essex, along with the number of cases in Essex and each of the surrounding areas.

Thaxted on a map

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

Which county is Thaxted in?

Thaxted is in the ceremonial county of Essex, the historic county of Essex, and the administrative county of Essex.

Ceremonial CountyEssex
Historic CountyEssex
Administrative CountyEssex

Where is Thaxted in Essex?

Thaxted is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Essex, and towards the westernmost extremity of Essex.

Map showing location of Thaxted within Essex
Location of Thaxted within Essex

What is the postcode for Thaxted?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Thaxted is CM6 2LA.

Where is Thaxted in CM6?

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.

Map showing location of Thaxted within CM6
Location of Thaxted within CM6

What is the post town for Thaxted?

The post town for Thaxted is Dunmow. Thaxted is in the CM6 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Dunmow.

What is the latitude and longitude of Thaxted?

The centre of Thaxted is located at position 51.95371° latitude and 0.34376° longitude.

Latitude51.95371°
Longitude0.34376°

What is the easting and northing of Thaxted?

The centre of Thaxted is located at the grid reference easting 561157 and northing 230952 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting561157
Northing230952

What are the nearest towns to Thaxted?

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

north
6m
Thaxted is 6 miles north of Great Dunmow
south-east
6m
Thaxted is 6 miles south-east of Saffron Walden
north-east
7m
Thaxted is 7 miles north-east of Stansted Mountfitchet
north-east
10m
Thaxted is 10 miles north-east of Bishop's Stortford
south
10m
Thaxted is 10 miles south of Haverhill
north-west
10m
Thaxted is 10 miles north-west of Braintree
west
12m
Thaxted is 12 miles west of Halstead
north-east
13m
Thaxted is 13 miles north-east of Sawbridgeworth
south-west
13m
Thaxted is 13 miles south-west of Clare
east
15m
Thaxted is 15 miles east of Buntingford

What are the nearest cities to Thaxted?

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

north
16m
Thaxted is 16 miles north of Chelmsford
south-east
20m
Thaxted is 20 miles south-east of Cambridge
south
31m
Thaxted is 31 miles south of Ely
north-east
32m
Thaxted is 32 miles north-east of St Albans
north-east
36m
Thaxted is 36 miles north-east of City of London
north-east
37m
Thaxted is 37 miles north-east of London
north-east
37m
Thaxted is 37 miles north-east of City of Westminster
south-east
49m
Thaxted is 49 miles south-east of Peterborough
north-west
56m
Thaxted is 56 miles north-west of Canterbury
south-west
62m
Thaxted is 62 miles south-west of Norwich

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