Where is Fareham?

Fareham is located in the county of Hampshire, South East England, three miles south of the town of Wickham, five miles north-west of the major city of Portsmouth, and 65 miles south-west of London. Fareham lies seven miles north-east of the Isle of Wight border. Fareham falls within the district council of Fareham, under the county council of Hampshire. It is in the PO16 postcode district. The post town for Fareham is Fareham.

Fareham on a map

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

Which county is Fareham in?

Fareham is in the ceremonial county of Hampshire, the historic county of Hampshire, and the administrative county of Hampshire.

Ceremonial CountyHampshire
Historic CountyHampshire
Administrative CountyHampshire

Where is Fareham in Hampshire?

Fareham is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Hampshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Hampshire.

Location of Fareham within Hampshire

What is the postcode for Fareham?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Fareham is PO16 0PW.

Where is Fareham in PO16?

Fareham is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the PO16 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the PO16 postcode district.

Location of Fareham within PO16

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What is the post town for Fareham?

The post town for Fareham is Fareham. Fareham is in the PO16 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Fareham.

What is the latitude and longitude of Fareham?

The centre of Fareham is located at position 50.85235° latitude and -1.17591° longitude.

Latitude50.85235°
Longitude-1.17591°

What is the easting and northing of Fareham?

The centre of Fareham is located at the grid reference easting 458107 and northing 106194 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting458107
Northing106194

What are the nearest towns to Fareham?

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

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Fareham is 3 miles south of Wickham
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Fareham is 5 miles north-west of Gosport
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Fareham is 7 miles south-east of Hedge End
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Fareham is 7 miles south of Bishop's Waltham
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Fareham is 8 miles north-east of East Cowes
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Fareham is 8 miles north-east of Cowes
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Fareham is 8 miles south-west of Horndean
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Fareham is 8 miles west of Havant
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Fareham is 8 miles north of Ryde
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Fareham is 10 miles west of Emsworth

What are the nearest cities to Fareham?

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

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Fareham is 5 miles north-west of Portsmouth
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Fareham is 11 miles east of Southampton
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Fareham is 16 miles south-east of Winchester
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Fareham is 17 miles west of Chichester
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Fareham is 31 miles south-east of Salisbury
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Fareham is 45 miles west of Brighton and Hove
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Fareham is 62 miles south of Oxford
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Fareham is 63 miles south-east of Bath
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Fareham is 64 miles south-west of City of Westminster
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Fareham is 64 miles south-west of London