Where is Cwm?

Cwm is located in the county of West Glamorgan, Wales, three miles north-east of the town of Port Talbot, nine miles east of the major city of Swansea, 26 miles north-west of Cardiff, and 155 miles west of London. Cwm lies two miles west of the Mid Glamorgan border, and was historically in the county of Glamorgan. Cwm falls within the unitary authority of Castell-nedd Port Talbot - Neath Port Talbot. It is in the SA12 postcode district. The post town for Cwm is Port Talbot.

Cwm on a map

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

Which county is Cwm in?

Cwm is in the ceremonial county of West Glamorgan, the historic county of Glamorgan, and the administrative county of Castell-nedd Port Talbot - Neath Port Talbot.

Ceremonial CountyWest Glamorgan
Historic CountyGlamorgan
Administrative CountyCastell-nedd Port Talbot - Neath Port Talbot

Where is Cwm in West Glamorgan?

Cwm is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of West Glamorgan, and towards the easternmost extremity of West Glamorgan.

Location of Cwm within West Glamorgan

What is the postcode for Cwm?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Cwm is SA12 9RU.

Where is Cwm in SA12?

Cwm is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the SA12 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SA12 postcode district.

Location of Cwm within SA12

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What is the post town for Cwm?

The post town for Cwm is Port Talbot. Cwm is in the SA12 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Port Talbot.

What is the latitude and longitude of Cwm?

The centre of Cwm is located at position 51.63367° latitude and -3.73174° longitude.

Latitude51.63367°
Longitude-3.73174°

What is the easting and northing of Cwm?

The centre of Cwm is located at the grid reference easting 280245 and northing 194184 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting280245
Northing194184

What are the nearest towns to Cwm?

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

3m
Cwm is 3 miles north-east of Port Talbot
4m
Cwm is 4 miles north-west of Maesteg
4m
Cwm is 4 miles south-east of Neath
7m
Cwm is 7 miles west of Pontycymer
8m
Cwm is 8 miles south-east of Pontardawe
9m
Cwm is 9 miles west of Treherbert
9m
Cwm is 9 miles south-west of Glyn-neath
10m
Cwm is 10 miles west of Treorchy
10m
Cwm is 10 miles south of Ystradgynlais
11m
Cwm is 11 miles west of Rhondda

What are the nearest cities to Cwm?

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

9m
Cwm is 9 miles east of Swansea
26m
Cwm is 26 miles north-west of Cardiff
32m
Cwm is 32 miles west of Newport
50m
Cwm is 50 miles west of Bristol
52m
Cwm is 52 miles south-west of Hereford
55m
Cwm is 55 miles north-west of Wells
62m
Cwm is 62 miles west of Bath
64m
Cwm is 64 miles north of Exeter
66m
Cwm is 66 miles west of Gloucester
68m
Cwm is 68 miles east of St Davids

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