Coleford is located in the county of Gloucestershire, South West England, four miles east of the town of Monmouth, 17 miles west of the major city of Gloucester, 32 miles north-east of Cardiff, and 109 miles west of London. Coleford lies two miles east of the Gwent border. Coleford falls within the district council of Forest of Dean, under the county council of Gloucestershire. It is in the GL16 postcode district. The post town for Coleford is Coleford.
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Coleford is in the ceremonial county of Gloucestershire, the historic county of Gloucestershire, and the administrative county of Gloucestershire.
Coleford is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Gloucestershire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Gloucestershire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Coleford is GL16 8AQ.
Coleford is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the GL16 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the GL16 postcode district.
The post town for Coleford is Coleford. Coleford is in the GL16 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Coleford.
The centre of Coleford is located at position 51.79319° latitude and -2.61754° longitude.
The centre of Coleford is located at the grid reference easting 357506 and northing 210685 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Coleford relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Coleford to the centre of the town.
Position of Coleford relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Coleford to the centre of the city.