Where is Ford?

Ford is located in the county of Shropshire, West Midlands, five miles west of the major town of Shrewsbury, 87 miles north of Cardiff, and 143 miles north-west of London. Ford lies four miles north-east of the Powys border. Ford falls within the unitary authority of Shropshire. It is in the SY5 postcode district. The post town for Ford is Shrewsbury.

Ford on a map

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

Which county is Ford in?

Ford is in the ceremonial county of Shropshire, the historic county of Shropshire, and the administrative county of Shropshire.

Ceremonial CountyShropshire
Historic CountyShropshire
Administrative CountyShropshire

Where is Ford in Shropshire?

Ford is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Shropshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Shropshire.

Location of Ford within Shropshire

What is the postcode for Ford?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Ford is SY5 9NX.

Where is Ford in SY5?

Ford is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the SY5 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SY5 postcode district.

Location of Ford within SY5

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What is the post town for Ford?

The post town for Ford is Shrewsbury. Ford is in the SY5 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Shrewsbury.

What is the latitude and longitude of Ford?

The centre of Ford is located at position 52.71752° latitude and -2.86902° longitude.

Latitude52.71752°
Longitude-2.86902°

What is the easting and northing of Ford?

The centre of Ford is located at the grid reference easting 341396 and northing 313673 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting341396
Northing313673

What are the nearest towns to Ford?

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

5m
Ford is 5 miles west of Shrewsbury
11m
Ford is 11 miles south-west of Wem
12m
Ford is 12 miles east of Welshpool
13m
Ford is 13 miles south-east of Oswestry
13m
Ford is 13 miles north of Church Stretton
13m
Ford is 13 miles south of Ellesmere
16m
Ford is 16 miles north-west of Much Wenlock
16m
Ford is 16 miles north-east of Montgomery
16m
Ford is 16 miles north of Bishop's Castle
17m
Ford is 17 miles south-east of Chirk

What are the nearest cities to Ford?

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

32m
Ford is 32 miles west of Wolverhampton
33m
Ford is 33 miles south of Chester
36m
Ford is 36 miles south-west of Stoke-on-Trent
44m
Ford is 44 miles west of Lichfield
44m
Ford is 44 miles west of Birmingham
44m
Ford is 44 miles south-east of St Asaph
45m
Ford is 45 miles north-west of Worcester
46m
Ford is 46 miles north of Hereford
48m
Ford is 48 miles south of Liverpool
58m
Ford is 58 miles south-west of Salford