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Where is Blackwater?

Blackwater is located in the county of Dorset, South West England, two miles north-west of the town of Christchurch, four miles north-east of the major town of Bournemouth, 77 miles south-east of Cardiff, and 90 miles south-west of London. Blackwater lies just south-west of the Hampshire border, and was historically in the county of Hampshire. Blackwater falls within the district council of Christchurch, under the county council of Dorset. It is in the BH23 postcode district. The post town for Blackwater is Christchurch.

Blackwater on a map

Map showing extent of Blackwater as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Blackwater
Map showing location of Blackwater within the UK
Location of Blackwater within the UK

Which county is Blackwater in?

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

Ceremonial CountyDorset
Historic CountyHampshire
Administrative CountyDorset

Where is Blackwater in Dorset?

Blackwater is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Dorset, and towards the easternmost extremity of Dorset.

Map showing location of Blackwater within Dorset
Location of Blackwater within Dorset

What is the postcode for Blackwater?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Blackwater is BH23 6AF.

Where is Blackwater in BH23?

Blackwater is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the BH23 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the BH23 postcode district.

Map showing location of Blackwater within BH23
Location of Blackwater within BH23

What is the post town for Blackwater?

The post town for Blackwater is Christchurch. Blackwater is in the BH23 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Christchurch.

What is the latitude and longitude of Blackwater?

The centre of Blackwater is located at position 50.76251° latitude and -1.80972° longitude.

Latitude50.76251°
Longitude-1.80972°

What is the easting and northing of Blackwater?

The centre of Blackwater is located at the grid reference easting 413517 and northing 95897 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting413517
Northing95897

What are the nearest towns to Blackwater?

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

north-west
2m
Blackwater is 2 miles north-west of Christchurch
north-east
4m
Blackwater is 4 miles north-east of Bournemouth
south-east
4m
Blackwater is 4 miles south-east of Ferndown
south
6m
Blackwater is 6 miles south of Ringwood
west
7m
Blackwater is 7 miles west of New Milton
east
8m
Blackwater is 8 miles east of Poole
east
8m
Blackwater is 8 miles east of Wimborne Minster
south
9m
Blackwater is 9 miles south of Verwood
south
11m
Blackwater is 11 miles south of Fordingbridge
west
12m
Blackwater is 12 miles west of Lymington

What are the nearest cities to Blackwater?

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

south-west
20m
Blackwater is 20 miles south-west of Southampton
south
21m
Blackwater is 21 miles south of Salisbury
south-west
30m
Blackwater is 30 miles south-west of Winchester
west
32m
Blackwater is 32 miles west of Portsmouth
west
45m
Blackwater is 45 miles west of Chichester
south-east
48m
Blackwater is 48 miles south-east of Wells
south-east
49m
Blackwater is 49 miles south-east of Bath
south-east
59m
Blackwater is 59 miles south-east of Bristol
south
72m
Blackwater is 72 miles south of Oxford
west
73m
Blackwater is 73 miles west of Brighton and Hove