1. Basingstoke

Where is Basingstoke?

Basingstoke is located in the county of Hampshire, South East England, seven miles south-east of the town of Tadley, and 45 miles south-west of London. Basingstoke lies six miles south of the Berkshire border. Basingstoke falls within the district council of Basingstoke and Deane, under the county council of Hampshire. It is in the RG21 postcode district. The post town for Basingstoke is Basingstoke.

Basingstoke on a map

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

Which county is Basingstoke in?

Basingstoke is in the ceremonial county of Hampshire, the historic county of Hampshire, and the administrative county of Hampshire.

Ceremonial CountyHampshire
Historic CountyHampshire
Administrative CountyHampshire

Where is Basingstoke in Hampshire?

Basingstoke is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Hampshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Hampshire.

Location of Basingstoke within Hampshire

What is the postcode for Basingstoke?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Basingstoke is RG21 7DW.

Where is Basingstoke in RG21?

Basingstoke is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the RG21 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the RG21 postcode district.

Location of Basingstoke within RG21

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What is the post town for Basingstoke?

The post town for Basingstoke is Basingstoke. Basingstoke is in the RG21 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Basingstoke.

What is the latitude and longitude of Basingstoke?

The centre of Basingstoke is located at position 51.26775° latitude and -1.08834° longitude.

Latitude51.26775°
Longitude-1.08834°

What is the easting and northing of Basingstoke?

The centre of Basingstoke is located at the grid reference easting 463700 and northing 152461 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting463700
Northing152461

What are the nearest towns to Basingstoke?

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

7m
Basingstoke is 7 miles south-east of Tadley
10m
Basingstoke is 10 miles north-west of Alton
11m
Basingstoke is 11 miles west of Fleet
11m
Basingstoke is 11 miles east of Whitchurch
12m
Basingstoke is 12 miles south-east of Thatcham
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Basingstoke is 13 miles north of New Alresford
13m
Basingstoke is 13 miles south-west of Yateley
13m
Basingstoke is 13 miles west of Farnham
13m
Basingstoke is 13 miles south-west of Sandhurst
14m
Basingstoke is 14 miles south-east of Newbury

What are the nearest cities to Basingstoke?

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

17m
Basingstoke is 17 miles north-east of Winchester
29m
Basingstoke is 29 miles north-east of Southampton
33m
Basingstoke is 33 miles north of Portsmouth
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Basingstoke is 33 miles north-west of Chichester
34m
Basingstoke is 34 miles north-east of Salisbury
34m
Basingstoke is 34 miles south of Oxford
45m
Basingstoke is 45 miles west of City of Westminster
45m
Basingstoke is 45 miles south-west of London
46m
Basingstoke is 46 miles south-west of City of London
47m
Basingstoke is 47 miles south-west of St Albans

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