Tillingham is a small village of roughly 1000 inhabitants located 8 miles from Burnham-on-Crouch and 3 miles from Bradwell-on-Sea. It is one of the many villages and towns located on the Dengie Peninsula.
The village contains one of only nineteen churches of the Christian Demonination the Peculiar People.
There is one road leading through the village, called North Street, then when it passes the church and village green, South Street. To the north of the village is Bradwell-on-Sea and to the south is Southminster. There is but one primary school which is St. Nicholas C of E primary school.