Walthamstow is located in the county of Greater London, London, four miles south-west of the town of Chigwell, 13 miles south of the major town of Harlow, and seven miles north-east of London. Walthamstow lies three miles south-west of the Essex border, and was historically in the county of Essex. Walthamstow falls within the London borough council of Waltham Forest, under the Greater London Authority. It is in the E17 postcode district. The post town for Walthamstow is London.
Walthamstow is in the ceremonial county of Greater London, the historic county of Essex, and the administrative county of Greater London.
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Walthamstow is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Greater London, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Greater London.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Walthamstow is E17 4AT.
Walthamstow is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the E17 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the E17 postcode district.
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The post town for Walthamstow is London. Walthamstow is in the E17 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of London.
The centre of Walthamstow is located at position 51.59165° latitude and -0.00489° longitude.
The centre of Walthamstow is located at the grid reference easting 538302 and northing 189974 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Walthamstow relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Walthamstow to the centre of the town.
Position of Walthamstow relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Walthamstow to the centre of the city.