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Where is Chard?

Chard is located in the county of Somerset, South West England, four miles south-west of the town of Ilminster, 27 miles east of the major city of Exeter, 43 miles south of Cardiff, and 131 miles west of London. Chard lies roughly one mile east of the Devon border. Chard falls within the district council of South Somerset, under the county council of Somerset. It is in the TA20 postcode district. The post town for Chard is Chard.

COVID-19: Chard coronavirus cases are reported by Public Health England within the Somerset case numbers. This Chard coronavirus map shows the position of Chard within Somerset, along with the number of cases in Somerset and each of the surrounding areas.

Chard on a map

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

Which county is Chard in?

Chard is in the ceremonial county of Somerset, the historic county of Somerset, and the administrative county of Somerset.

Ceremonial CountySomerset
Historic CountySomerset
Administrative CountySomerset

Where is Chard in Somerset?

Chard is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Somerset, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Somerset.

Map showing location of Chard within Somerset
Location of Chard within Somerset

What is the postcode for Chard?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Chard is TA20 1GZ.

Where is Chard in TA20?

Chard is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the TA20 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the TA20 postcode district.

Map showing location of Chard within TA20
Location of Chard within TA20

What is the post town for Chard?

The post town for Chard is Chard. Chard is in the TA20 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Chard.

What is the latitude and longitude of Chard?

The centre of Chard is located at position 50.87271° latitude and -2.96586° longitude.

Latitude50.87271°
Longitude-2.96586°

What is the easting and northing of Chard?

The centre of Chard is located at the grid reference easting 332136 and northing 108579 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting332136
Northing108579

What are the nearest towns to Chard?

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

south-west
4m
Chard is 4 miles south-west of Ilminster
north
6m
Chard is 6 miles north of Axminster
west
7m
Chard is 7 miles west of Crewkerne
south-west
9m
Chard is 9 miles south-west of South Petherton
north-east
10m
Chard is 10 miles north-east of Colyton
north
10m
Chard is 10 miles north of Lyme Regis
north-west
11m
Chard is 11 miles north-west of Beaminster
north-east
11m
Chard is 11 miles north-east of Honiton
south-east
12m
Chard is 12 miles south-east of Taunton
north-east
12m
Chard is 12 miles north-east of Seaton

What are the nearest cities to Chard?

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

east
27m
Chard is 27 miles east of Exeter
south-west
27m
Chard is 27 miles south-west of Wells
south
43m
Chard is 43 miles south of Cardiff
south
43m
Chard is 43 miles south of Bristol
south-west
44m
Chard is 44 miles south-west of Bath
south
49m
Chard is 49 miles south of Newport
west
53m
Chard is 53 miles west of Salisbury
north-east
62m
Chard is 62 miles north-east of Plymouth
south-east
67m
Chard is 67 miles south-east of Swansea
west
68m
Chard is 68 miles west of Southampton

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