Anchor is located in the county of Shropshire, West Midlands, six miles south-east of the town of Newtown, 26 miles south-west of the major town of Shrewsbury, 68 miles north of Cardiff, and 147 miles north-west of London. Anchor lies just north-east of the Powys border. Anchor falls within the unitary authority of Shropshire. It is in the SY7 postcode district.
Anchor is in the ceremonial county of Shropshire, the historic county of Shropshire, and the administrative county of Shropshire.
Anchor is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Shropshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Shropshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Anchor is SY7 8PR.
Anchor is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the SY7 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the SY7 postcode district.
The centre of Anchor is located at position 52.46116° latitude and -3.21761° longitude.
The centre of Anchor is located at the grid reference easting 317368 and northing 285499 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Anchor relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Anchor to the centre of the town.
Position of Anchor relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Anchor to the centre of the city.