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Where is Blackwood?

Blackwood is located in the county of Gwent, Wales, one mile north-west of the town of Pontllanfraith, ten miles north-west of the major city of Newport, 13 miles north of Cardiff, and 132 miles west of London. Blackwood lies four miles east of the Mid Glamorgan border, and was historically in the county of Monmouthshire. Blackwood falls within the unitary authority of Caerffili - Caerphilly. It is in the NP12 postcode district. The post town for Blackwood is Blackwood.

Blackwood on a map

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

Which county is Blackwood in?

Blackwood is in the ceremonial county of Gwent, the historic county of Monmouthshire, and the administrative county of Caerffili - Caerphilly.

Ceremonial CountyGwent
Historic CountyMonmouthshire
Administrative CountyCaerffili - Caerphilly

Where is Blackwood in Gwent?

Blackwood is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Gwent, and towards the westernmost extremity of Gwent.

Map showing location of Blackwood within Gwent
Location of Blackwood within Gwent

What is the postcode for Blackwood?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Blackwood is NP12 1PN.

Where is Blackwood in NP12?

Blackwood is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the NP12 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the NP12 postcode district.

Map showing location of Blackwood within NP12
Location of Blackwood within NP12

What is the post town for Blackwood?

The post town for Blackwood is Blackwood. Blackwood is in the NP12 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Blackwood.

What is the latitude and longitude of Blackwood?

The centre of Blackwood is located at position 51.66775° latitude and -3.19576° longitude.

Latitude51.66775°
Longitude-3.19576°

What is the easting and northing of Blackwood?

The centre of Blackwood is located at the grid reference easting 317400 and northing 197230 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting317400
Northing197230

What are the nearest towns to Blackwood?

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

north-west
1m
Blackwood is 1 mile north-west of Pontllanfraith
west
2m
Blackwood is 2 miles west of Newbridge
south-east
2m
Blackwood is 2 miles south-east of Bargod
north-east
3m
Blackwood is 3 miles north-east of Ystrad Mynach
north-west
3m
Blackwood is 3 miles north-west of Abercarn
east
5m
Blackwood is 5 miles east of Treharris
south-west
5m
Blackwood is 5 miles south-west of Abertillery
north-west
5m
Blackwood is 5 miles north-west of Risca
east
6m
Blackwood is 6 miles east of Abercynon
north
7m
Blackwood is 7 miles north of Caerphilly

What are the nearest cities to Blackwood?

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

north-west
10m
Blackwood is 10 miles north-west of Newport
north
13m
Blackwood is 13 miles north of Cardiff
north-west
30m
Blackwood is 30 miles north-west of Bristol
east
32m
Blackwood is 32 miles east of Swansea
south-west
34m
Blackwood is 34 miles south-west of Hereford
north-west
40m
Blackwood is 40 miles north-west of Wells
north-west
41m
Blackwood is 41 miles north-west of Bath
west
43m
Blackwood is 43 miles west of Gloucester
south-west
55m
Blackwood is 55 miles south-west of Worcester
north
67m
Blackwood is 67 miles north of Exeter

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