Seaham

Seaham is a seaside town in County Durham, England. Located on the Durham Coast, Seaham is situated 6 miles (10 kilometres) south of Sunderland and 13 miles (21 km) east of Durham. The town grew from the late 19th century onwards as a result of investments in its harbour and coal mines. The town is twinned with the German town of Gerlingen.

Seaham

Seaham's ancient Anglian Church
Seaham
Location within County Durham
Population20,172 [1]
OS grid referenceNZ426496
Civil parish
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSEAHAM
Postcode districtSR7
Dialling code0191
PoliceDurham
FireCounty Durham and Darlington
AmbulanceNorth East
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
County Durham
54.84°N 1.34°W / 54.84; -1.34
Seaham Harbour
George Elmy Lifeboat Memorial

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