|Upshire shown within Essex|
|OS grid reference|
|• London||10 mi (16 km) S|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Post town||WALTHAM ABBEY|
|Ambulance||East of England|
|EU Parliament||East of England|
The village is part of the civil parish of Waltham Abbey. Nearby settlements include the towns of Epping and Waltham Abbey. The M25 motorway passes close to the village. The village is on Horseshoe Hill (a minor road), on which is The Horseshoe public house, and the church of St Thomas, a Grade II* listed building in Arts and Crafts style dating from 1902. Less than half-a-mile (650m) to the north-east is the hamlet of Copthall Green. Education is provided by Upshire Primary Foundation School.