Where is Farnborough?

Farnborough is located in the county of Berkshire, South East England, four miles south-east of the town of Wantage, 16 miles south of the major city of Oxford, and 54 miles west of London. Farnborough lies just south of the Oxfordshire border. Farnborough falls within the unitary authority of West Berkshire. It is in the OX12 postcode district. The post town for Farnborough is Wantage.

Farnborough on a map

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

Which county is Farnborough in?

Farnborough is in the ceremonial county of Berkshire, the historic county of Berkshire, and the administrative county of West Berkshire.

Ceremonial CountyBerkshire
Historic CountyBerkshire
Administrative CountyWest Berkshire

Where is Farnborough in Berkshire?

Farnborough is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Berkshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Berkshire.

Location of Farnborough within Berkshire

What is the postcode for Farnborough?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Farnborough is OX12 8NX.

Where is Farnborough in OX12?

Farnborough is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the OX12 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the OX12 postcode district.

Location of Farnborough within OX12

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What is the post town for Farnborough?

The post town for Farnborough is Wantage. Farnborough is in the OX12 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wantage.

What is the latitude and longitude of Farnborough?

The centre of Farnborough is located at position 51.53538° latitude and -1.3754° longitude.

Latitude51.53538°
Longitude-1.3754°

What is the easting and northing of Farnborough?

The centre of Farnborough is located at the grid reference easting 443420 and northing 182015 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting443420
Northing182015

What are the nearest towns to Farnborough?

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

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Farnborough is 4 miles south-east of Wantage
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Farnborough is 8 miles south-west of Didcot
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Farnborough is 10 miles north of Newbury
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Farnborough is 10 miles south-west of Abingdon-on-Thames
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Farnborough is 10 miles north-east of Hungerford
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Farnborough is 10 miles north-west of Thatcham
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Farnborough is 12 miles south-west of Wallingford
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Farnborough is 12 miles south-east of Faringdon
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Farnborough is 16 miles north-west of Tadley
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Farnborough is 16 miles south-east of Highworth

What are the nearest cities to Farnborough?

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

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Farnborough is 16 miles south of Oxford
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Farnborough is 33 miles north of Winchester
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Farnborough is 37 miles north-east of Salisbury
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Farnborough is 44 miles north of Southampton
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Farnborough is 44 miles east of Bath
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Farnborough is 44 miles south-east of Gloucester
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Farnborough is 47 miles west of St Albans
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Farnborough is 53 miles north of Portsmouth
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Farnborough is 53 miles east of Bristol
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Farnborough is 54 miles west of London