Where is Compton?

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 on a map

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

Which county is Compton in?

Compton 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 Compton in 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.

Location of Compton within Wiltshire

What is the postcode for Compton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Compton is SN9 6AZ.

Where is Compton in SN9?

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.

Location of Compton within SN9

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What is the post town for Compton?

The post town for Compton is Pewsey. Compton is in the SN9 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Pewsey.

What is the latitude and longitude of Compton?

The centre of Compton is located at position 51.26775° latitude and -1.81091° longitude.

Latitude51.26775°
Longitude-1.81091°

What is the easting and northing of Compton?

The centre of Compton is located at the grid reference easting 413289 and northing 152084 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting413289
Northing152084

What are the nearest towns to Compton?

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

7m
Compton is 7 miles west of Tidworth
7m
Compton is 7 miles north of Amesbury
8m
Compton is 8 miles west of Ludgershall
10m
Compton is 10 miles south-east of Devizes
11m
Compton is 11 miles south of Marlborough
13m
Compton is 13 miles north of Wilton
14m
Compton is 14 miles south-east of Calne
15m
Compton is 15 miles west of Andover
16m
Compton is 16 miles south-east of Melksham
16m
Compton is 16 miles east of Westbury

What are the nearest cities to Compton?

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

14m
Compton is 14 miles north of Salisbury
25m
Compton is 25 miles east of Bath
26m
Compton is 26 miles north-west of Winchester
31m
Compton is 31 miles north-west of Southampton
37m
Compton is 37 miles east of Bristol
37m
Compton is 37 miles east of Wells
41m
Compton is 41 miles south-west of Oxford
45m
Compton is 45 miles north-west of Portsmouth
45m
Compton is 45 miles south-east of Gloucester
54m
Compton is 54 miles north-west of Chichester

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