Where is Chippenham?

Chippenham is located in the county of Wiltshire, South West England, three miles north-east of the town of Corsham, 12 miles north-east of the major city of Bath, and 86 miles west of London. Chippenham lies seven miles south of the Gloucestershire border. Chippenham falls within the unitary authority of Wiltshire. It is in the SN15 postcode district.

Chippenham on a map

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

Which county is Chippenham in?

Chippenham is in the ceremonial county of Wiltshire, the historic county of Wiltshire, and the administrative county of Wiltshire.

Ceremonial CountyWiltshire
Historic CountyWiltshire
Administrative CountyWiltshire

Where is Chippenham in Wiltshire?

Chippenham is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Wiltshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Wiltshire.

Location of Chippenham within Wiltshire

What is the postcode for Chippenham?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Chippenham is SN15 3HR.

Where is Chippenham in SN15?

Chippenham is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the SN15 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the SN15 postcode district.

Location of Chippenham within SN15

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What is the latitude and longitude of Chippenham?

The centre of Chippenham is located at position 51.45824° latitude and -2.11395° longitude.

Latitude51.45824°
Longitude-2.11395°

What is the easting and northing of Chippenham?

The centre of Chippenham is located at the grid reference easting 392180 and northing 173257 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting392180
Northing173257

What are the nearest towns to Chippenham?

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

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Chippenham is 3 miles north-east of Corsham
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Chippenham is 5 miles west of Calne
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Chippenham is 6 miles north of Melksham
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Chippenham is 9 miles south of Malmesbury
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Chippenham is 9 miles north-west of Devizes
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Chippenham is 10 miles north-east of Bradford-on-Avon
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Chippenham is 10 miles north-east of Trowbridge
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Chippenham is 11 miles south-west of Royal Wootton Bassett
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Chippenham is 13 miles south of Tetbury
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Chippenham is 13 miles south-east of Chipping Sodbury

What are the nearest cities to Chippenham?

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

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Chippenham is 12 miles north-east of Bath
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Chippenham is 21 miles east of Bristol
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Chippenham is 29 miles south of Gloucester
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Chippenham is 29 miles north-east of Wells
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Chippenham is 30 miles north-west of Salisbury
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Chippenham is 39 miles east of Casnewydd
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Chippenham is 42 miles south-west of Oxford
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Chippenham is 44 miles north-west of Winchester
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Chippenham is 46 miles east of Cardiff
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Chippenham is 49 miles south-east of Hereford