Christchurch is located in the county of Dorset, South West England, four miles east of the major town of Bournemouth, 79 miles south-east of Cardiff, and 90 miles south-west of London. Christchurch lies two miles south-west of the Hampshire border, and was historically in the county of Hampshire. Christchurch falls within the district council of Christchurch, under the county council of Dorset. It is in the BH23 postcode district. The post town for Christchurch is Christchurch.
Christchurch is in the ceremonial county of Dorset, the historic county of Hampshire, and the administrative county of Dorset.
Christchurch is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Dorset, and towards the easternmost extremity of Dorset.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Christchurch is BH23 1QP.
Christchurch is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the BH23 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the BH23 postcode district.
The post town for Christchurch is Christchurch. Christchurch is in the BH23 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Christchurch.
The centre of Christchurch is located at position 50.73836° latitude and -1.78181° longitude.
The centre of Christchurch is located at the grid reference easting 415493 and northing 93218 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Christchurch relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Christchurch to the centre of the town.
Position of Christchurch relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Christchurch to the centre of the city.