|PostCode District||E8, E9|
|Borough||London Borough of Hackney|
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Hackney Central, or just Hackney, is an area in East London, and is the civic headquarters of the London Borough of Hackney. It is situated 4 miles (6.4 km) north east of Charing Cross. It is also the name of Hackney Central ward, an electoral division for Hackney Council.
Hackney Central Station is on the London Overground North London Line, which connects Hackney Central directly to Stratford in the east and Camden Town to the west. The area is also connected to Hackney Downs Station and London Fields Station on the Overground for both the City and North London.
Hackney Central is served by London Buses, including route 30, 38, 48, 55, 242, 253, 254 to Central London, and also routes 106, 236, 277, 276, 394, D6 and W15, and the 388 towards Hackney Wick and night routes N38, N55, and N253.