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 is in the ceremonial county of Gwent, the historic county of Monmouthshire, and the administrative county of Caerffili - Caerphilly.
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Abercarn is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Gwent, and towards the westernmost extremity of Gwent.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Abercarn is NP11 5GR.
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.
The post town for Abercarn is Newport. Abercarn is in the NP11 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Newport.
The centre of Abercarn is located at position 51.64734° latitude and -3.13475° longitude.
The centre of Abercarn is located at the grid reference easting 321584 and northing 194893 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Abercarn relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Abercarn to the centre of the town.
Position of Abercarn relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Abercarn to the centre of the city.