Downton is located in the county of Hampshire, South East England, two miles south-east of the town of New Milton, 11 miles east of the major town of Bournemouth, and 84 miles south-west of London. Downton lies three miles east of the Dorset border. Downton falls within the district council of New Forest, under the county council of Hampshire. It is in the SO41 postcode district. The post town for Downton is Lymington.
Downton is in the ceremonial county of Hampshire, the historic county of Hampshire, and the administrative county of Hampshire.
Downton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Hampshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Hampshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Downton is SO41 0LH.
Downton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the SO41 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the SO41 postcode district.
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The post town for Downton is Lymington. Downton is in the SO41 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Lymington.
The centre of Downton is located at position 50.73504° latitude and -1.61986° longitude.
The centre of Downton is located at the grid reference easting 426923 and northing 92894 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Downton relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Downton to the centre of the town.
Position of Downton relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Downton to the centre of the city.