Whickham is located in the county of Tyne & Wear, North East England, two miles south-east of the town of Blaydon, three miles west of the major town of Gateshead, 92 miles south-east of Edinburgh, and 246 miles north of London. Whickham lies three miles north of the Durham border, and was historically in the county of Durham. Whickham falls within the metropolitan district council of Gateshead. It is in the NE16 postcode district. The post town for Whickham is Newcastle upon Tyne.
Whickham is in the ceremonial county of Tyne & Wear, and the historic county of Durham.
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Whickham 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 Whickham is NE16 4PA.
Whickham is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the NE16 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the NE16 postcode district.
The post town for Whickham is Newcastle upon Tyne. Whickham is in the NE16 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Newcastle upon Tyne.
The centre of Whickham is located at position 54.94571° latitude and -1.67613° longitude.
The centre of Whickham is located at the grid reference easting 420844 and northing 561276 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Whickham relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Whickham to the centre of the town.
Position of Whickham relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Whickham to the centre of the city.