Where is Fairwood?

Fairwood is located in the county of West Glamorgan, Wales, three miles south of the town of Loughor, five miles west of the major city of Swansea, 40 miles west of Cardiff, and 170 miles west of London. Fairwood lies three miles south of the Dyfed border, and was historically in the county of Glamorgan. Fairwood falls within the unitary authority of Abertawe - Swansea. It is in the SA2 postcode district. The post town for Fairwood is Swansea.

Fairwood on a map

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

Which county is Fairwood in?

Fairwood is in the ceremonial county of West Glamorgan, the historic county of Glamorgan, and the administrative county of Abertawe - Swansea.

Ceremonial CountyWest Glamorgan
Historic CountyGlamorgan
Administrative CountyAbertawe - Swansea

Where is Fairwood in West Glamorgan?

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

Location of Fairwood within West Glamorgan

What is the postcode for Fairwood?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Fairwood is SA2 7LA.

Where is Fairwood in SA2?

Fairwood is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the SA2 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SA2 postcode district.

Location of Fairwood within SA2

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What is the post town for Fairwood?

The post town for Fairwood is Swansea. Fairwood is in the SA2 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Swansea.

What is the latitude and longitude of Fairwood?

The centre of Fairwood is located at position 51.61755° latitude and -4.06703° longitude.

Latitude51.61755°
Longitude-4.06703°

What is the easting and northing of Fairwood?

The centre of Fairwood is located at the grid reference easting 256991 and northing 192994 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting256991
Northing192994

What are the nearest towns to Fairwood?

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

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Fairwood is 3 miles south of Loughor
4m
Fairwood is 4 miles south of Gorseinon
6m
Fairwood is 6 miles south-east of Llanelli
7m
Fairwood is 7 miles south of Pontarddulais
9m
Fairwood is 9 miles south-east of Burry Port
12m
Fairwood is 12 miles south-west of Pontardawe
12m
Fairwood is 12 miles west of Neath
12m
Fairwood is 12 miles west of Port Talbot
13m
Fairwood is 13 miles south of Ammanford
13m
Fairwood is 13 miles south-east of Kidwelly

What are the nearest cities to Fairwood?

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

5m
Fairwood is 5 miles west of Swansea
40m
Fairwood is 40 miles west of Cardiff
46m
Fairwood is 46 miles west of Newport
55m
Fairwood is 55 miles east of St Davids
64m
Fairwood is 64 miles west of Bristol
65m
Fairwood is 65 miles south-west of Hereford
66m
Fairwood is 66 miles north of Exeter
68m
Fairwood is 68 miles north-west of Wells
75m
Fairwood is 75 miles west of Bath
80m
Fairwood is 80 miles west of Gloucester

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