Where is Blackwater?

Blackwater is located in the county of Isle of Wight, South East England, two miles south of the town of Newport, 12 miles south-west of the major city of Portsmouth, and 77 miles south-west of London. Blackwater lies eight miles south of the Hampshire border, and was historically in the county of Hampshire. Blackwater falls within the unitary authority of Isle of Wight. It is in the PO30 postcode district.

Blackwater on a map

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

Which county is Blackwater in?

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

Ceremonial CountyIsle of Wight
Historic CountyHampshire
Administrative CountyIsle of Wight

Where is Blackwater in Isle of Wight?

Blackwater is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Isle of Wight, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Isle of Wight.

Location of Blackwater within Isle of Wight

What is the postcode for Blackwater?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Blackwater is PO30 3BS.

Where is Blackwater in PO30?

Blackwater is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the PO30 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the PO30 postcode district.

Location of Blackwater within PO30

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What is the latitude and longitude of Blackwater?

The centre of Blackwater is located at position 50.67535° latitude and -1.28596° longitude.

Latitude50.67535°
Longitude-1.28596°

What is the easting and northing of Blackwater?

The centre of Blackwater is located at the grid reference easting 450550 and northing 86430 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting450550
Northing86430

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.

2m
Blackwater is 2 miles south of Newport
6m
Blackwater is 6 miles south of East Cowes
6m
Blackwater is 6 miles north-west of Shanklin
6m
Blackwater is 6 miles south of Cowes
6m
Blackwater is 6 miles west of Sandown
6m
Blackwater is 6 miles west of Brading
7m
Blackwater is 7 miles north-west of Ventnor
7m
Blackwater is 7 miles south-west of Ryde
10m
Blackwater is 10 miles east of Yarmouth
11m
Blackwater is 11 miles south-west of Gosport

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.

12m
Blackwater is 12 miles south-west of Portsmouth
17m
Blackwater is 17 miles south of Southampton
25m
Blackwater is 25 miles south-west of Chichester
27m
Blackwater is 27 miles south of Winchester
35m
Blackwater is 35 miles south-east of Salisbury
51m
Blackwater is 51 miles west of Brighton and Hove
68m
Blackwater is 68 miles south-east of Bath
70m
Blackwater is 70 miles south-east of Wells
74m
Blackwater is 74 miles south of Oxford
76m
Blackwater is 76 miles south-west of City of Westminster

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