Acton () is an area of west London, England, within the London Borough of Ealing. It is 6.1 miles west of Charing Cross. It lies within the Historic County of Middlesex.
At the 2011 census, its four wards, East Acton, Acton Central, South Acton and Southfield, had a population of 62,480, a ten-year increase of 8,791 people. North Acton, West Acton, East Acton, South Acton, Acton Green, Acton Town, Acton Vale and Acton Central are all parts of Acton.
Acton means "oak farm" or "farm by oak trees", and is derived from the Old English āc and tūn. Originally an ancient village, as London expanded, Acton was absorbed into the city.
Coordinates 51°30'29.305" N -0°16'23.739" E