Where is East Cowes?

East Cowes is located in the county of Isle of Wight, South East England, one mile south-east of the town of Cowes, nine miles west of the major city of Portsmouth, and 73 miles south-west of London. East Cowes lies three miles south of the Hampshire border, and was historically in the county of Hampshire. East Cowes falls within the unitary authority of Isle of Wight. It is in the PO32 postcode district. The post town for East Cowes is East Cowes.

East Cowes on a map

Bounding box showing extent of East Cowes
Location of East Cowes within the UK

Which county is East Cowes in?

East Cowes is in the ceremonial county of Isle of Wight, the historic county of Hampshire, and the administrative county of Isle of Wight.

Ceremonial CountyIsle of Wight
Historic CountyHampshire
Administrative CountyIsle of Wight

Where is East Cowes in Isle of Wight?

East Cowes is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Isle of Wight, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Isle of Wight.

Location of East Cowes within Isle of Wight

What is the postcode for East Cowes?

The nearest postcode to the centre of East Cowes is PO32 6RN.

Where is East Cowes in PO32?

East Cowes is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the PO32 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the PO32 postcode district.

Location of East Cowes within PO32

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What is the post town for East Cowes?

The post town for East Cowes is East Cowes. East Cowes is in the PO32 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of East Cowes.

What is the latitude and longitude of East Cowes?

The centre of East Cowes is located at position 50.7577° latitude and -1.28826° longitude.

Latitude50.7577°
Longitude-1.28826°

What is the easting and northing of East Cowes?

The centre of East Cowes is located at the grid reference easting 450300 and northing 95586 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting450300
Northing95586

What are the nearest towns to East Cowes?

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

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East Cowes is 1 mile south-east of Cowes
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East Cowes is 4 miles north of Newport
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East Cowes is 6 miles west of Ryde
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East Cowes is 8 miles west of Gosport
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East Cowes is 8 miles south-west of Fareham
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East Cowes is 8 miles north-west of Brading
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East Cowes is 9 miles north-west of Sandown
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East Cowes is 10 miles east of Yarmouth
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East Cowes is 10 miles north-west of Shanklin
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East Cowes is 11 miles south-west of Wickham

What are the nearest cities to East Cowes?

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

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East Cowes is 9 miles west of Portsmouth
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East Cowes is 11 miles south-east of Southampton
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East Cowes is 21 miles south of Winchester
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East Cowes is 23 miles west of Chichester
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East Cowes is 31 miles south-east of Salisbury
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East Cowes is 50 miles west of Brighton and Hove
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East Cowes is 64 miles south-east of Bath
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East Cowes is 67 miles south-east of Wells
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East Cowes is 69 miles south of Oxford
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East Cowes is 72 miles south-west of City of Westminster