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.
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Fareham is in the ceremonial county of Hampshire, the historic county of Hampshire, and the administrative county of Hampshire.
Fareham is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Hampshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Hampshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Fareham is PO16 0PW.
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.
The post town for Fareham is Fareham. Fareham is in the PO16 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Fareham.
The centre of Fareham is located at position 50.85235° latitude and -1.17591° longitude.
The centre of Fareham is located at the grid reference easting 458107 and northing 106194 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Fareham relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Fareham to the centre of the town.
Position of Fareham relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Fareham to the centre of the city.