1. Abercarn

Where is Abercarn?

Abercarn is located in the county of Gwent, Wales, one mile south-east of the town of Newbridge, seven miles north-west of the major city of Newport, 12 miles north of Cardiff, and 130 miles west of London. Abercarn lies six miles north-east of the South Glamorgan border, and was historically in the county of Monmouthshire. Abercarn falls within the unitary authority of Caerffili - Caerphilly. It is in the NP11 postcode district. The post town for Abercarn is Newport.

Abercarn on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Abercarn
Location of Abercarn within the UK

Which county is Abercarn in?

Abercarn is in the ceremonial county of Gwent, the historic county of Monmouthshire, and the administrative county of Caerffili - Caerphilly.

Ceremonial CountyGwent
Historic CountyMonmouthshire
Administrative CountyCaerffili - Caerphilly

Where is Abercarn in Gwent?

Abercarn is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Gwent, and towards the westernmost extremity of Gwent.

Location of Abercarn within Gwent

What is the postcode for Abercarn?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Abercarn is NP11 5GR.

Where is Abercarn in NP11?

Abercarn is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the NP11 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the NP11 postcode district.

Location of Abercarn within NP11

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What is the post town for Abercarn?

The post town for Abercarn is Newport. Abercarn is in the NP11 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Newport.

What is the latitude and longitude of Abercarn?

The centre of Abercarn is located at position 51.64734° latitude and -3.13475° longitude.

Latitude51.64734°
Longitude-3.13475°

What is the easting and northing of Abercarn?

The centre of Abercarn is located at the grid reference easting 321584 and northing 194893 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting321584
Northing194893

What are the nearest towns to Abercarn?

Position of Abercarn relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Abercarn to the centre of the town.

1m
Abercarn is 1 mile south-east of Newbridge
2m
Abercarn is 2 miles east of Pontllanfraith
3m
Abercarn is 3 miles north-west of Risca
3m
Abercarn is 3 miles south-east of Blackwood
4m
Abercarn is 4 miles east of Ystrad Mynach
5m
Abercarn is 5 miles west of Cwmbrân
5m
Abercarn is 5 miles south-east of Bargod
5m
Abercarn is 5 miles south-west of Pontypool
6m
Abercarn is 6 miles south of Abertillery
6m
Abercarn is 6 miles north-east of Caerphilly

What are the nearest cities to Abercarn?

Position of Abercarn relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Abercarn to the centre of the city.

7m
Abercarn is 7 miles north-west of Newport
12m
Abercarn is 12 miles north of Cardiff
27m
Abercarn is 27 miles north-west of Bristol
33m
Abercarn is 33 miles south-west of Hereford
35m
Abercarn is 35 miles east of Swansea
37m
Abercarn is 37 miles north-west of Wells
38m
Abercarn is 38 miles north-west of Bath
41m
Abercarn is 41 miles west of Gloucester
54m
Abercarn is 54 miles south-west of Worcester
66m
Abercarn is 66 miles north of Exeter

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