West Mersea is located in the county of Essex, Eastern England, five miles south-west of the town of Brightlingsea, eight miles south of the major town of Colchester, and 48 miles north-east of London. West Mersea falls within the district council of Colchester, under the county council of Essex. It is in the CO5 postcode district. The post town for West Mersea is Colchester.
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West Mersea is in the ceremonial county of Essex, the historic county of Essex, and the administrative county of Essex.
West Mersea is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Essex, and towards the easternmost extremity of Essex.
The nearest postcode to the centre of West Mersea is CO5 8QB.
West Mersea is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the CO5 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the CO5 postcode district.
The post town for West Mersea is Colchester. West Mersea is in the CO5 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Colchester.
The centre of West Mersea is located at position 51.77607° latitude and 0.91132° longitude.
The centre of West Mersea is located at the grid reference easting 600942 and northing 212609 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of West Mersea relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of West Mersea to the centre of the town.
Position of West Mersea relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of West Mersea to the centre of the city.