Compton is located in the county of Wiltshire, South West England, seven miles west of the town of Tidworth, 20 miles south of the major town of Swindon, 61 miles east of Cardiff, and 75 miles west of London. Compton lies six miles north-west of the Hampshire border. Compton falls within the unitary authority of Wiltshire. It is in the SN9 postcode district. The post town for Compton is Pewsey.
Compton is in the ceremonial county of Wiltshire, the historic county of Wiltshire, and the administrative county of Wiltshire.
Compton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Wiltshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Wiltshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Compton is SN9 6AZ.
Compton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the SN9 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SN9 postcode district.
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The post town for Compton is Pewsey. Compton is in the SN9 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Pewsey.
The centre of Compton is located at position 51.26775° latitude and -1.81091° longitude.
The centre of Compton is located at the grid reference easting 413289 and northing 152084 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Compton relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Compton to the centre of the town.
Position of Compton relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Compton to the centre of the city.