Washington is located in the county of Tyne & Wear, North East England, three miles north-east of the town of Chester-le-Street, five miles south-east of the major town of Gateshead, 98 miles south-east of Edinburgh, and 241 miles north of London. Washington lies roughly one mile north-east of the Durham border, and was historically in the county of Durham. Washington falls within the metropolitan district council of Sunderland. It is in the NE38 postcode district. The post town for Washington is Washington.
Washington is in the ceremonial county of Tyne & Wear, and the historic county of Durham.
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Washington is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Tyne & Wear, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Tyne & Wear.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Washington is NE38 7ST.
Washington is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the NE38 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the NE38 postcode district.
The post town for Washington is Washington. Washington is in the NE38 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Washington.
The centre of Washington is located at position 54.8989° latitude and -1.53545° longitude.
The centre of Washington is located at the grid reference easting 429890 and northing 556118 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Washington relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Washington to the centre of the town.
Position of Washington relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Washington to the centre of the city.