Watford is located in the county of Hertfordshire, Eastern England, two miles north-west of the town of Bushey, and 15 miles north-west of London. Watford lies three miles north-west of the Greater London border. Watford falls within the district council of Watford, under the county council of Hertfordshire. It is in the WD17 postcode district. The post town for Watford is Watford.
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Watford is in the ceremonial county of Hertfordshire, the historic county of Hertfordshire, and the administrative county of Hertfordshire.
Watford is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Hertfordshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Hertfordshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Watford is WD17 2DN.
Watford is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the WD17 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the WD17 postcode district.
The post town for Watford is Watford. Watford is in the WD17 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Watford.
The centre of Watford is located at position 51.65512° latitude and -0.39576° longitude.
The centre of Watford is located at the grid reference easting 511073 and northing 196366 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Watford relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Watford to the centre of the town.
Position of Watford relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Watford to the centre of the city.