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 is in the ceremonial county of Hampshire, the historic county of Hampshire, and the administrative county of Hampshire.
Basingstoke is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Hampshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Hampshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Basingstoke is RG21 7DW.
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.
The post town for Basingstoke is Basingstoke. Basingstoke is in the RG21 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Basingstoke.
The centre of Basingstoke is located at position 51.26775° latitude and -1.08834° longitude.
The centre of Basingstoke is located at the grid reference easting 463700 and northing 152461 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Basingstoke relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Basingstoke to the centre of the town.
Position of Basingstoke relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Basingstoke to the centre of the city.