Where is Fountain?

Fountain is located in the county of Mid Glamorgan, Wales, three miles north-west of the town of Bridgend, 15 miles south-east of the major city of Swansea, 19 miles west of Cardiff, and 150 miles west of London. Fountain lies two miles south-east of the West Glamorgan border, and was historically in the county of Glamorgan. Fountain falls within the unitary authority of Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr - Bridgend. It is in the CF32 postcode district. The post town for Fountain is Bridgend.

Fountain on a map

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

Which county is Fountain in?

Fountain is in the ceremonial county of Mid Glamorgan, the historic county of Glamorgan, and the administrative county of Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr - Bridgend.

Ceremonial CountyMid Glamorgan
Historic CountyGlamorgan
Administrative CountyPen-y-bont ar Ogwr - Bridgend

Where is Fountain in Mid Glamorgan?

Fountain is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Mid Glamorgan, and towards the westernmost extremity of Mid Glamorgan.

Location of Fountain within Mid Glamorgan

What is the postcode for Fountain?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Fountain is CF32 0EW.

Where is Fountain in CF32?

Fountain is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the CF32 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the CF32 postcode district.

Location of Fountain within CF32

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What is the post town for Fountain?

The post town for Fountain is Bridgend. Fountain is in the CF32 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Bridgend.

What is the latitude and longitude of Fountain?

The centre of Fountain is located at position 51.53889° latitude and -3.61273° longitude.

Latitude51.53889°
Longitude-3.61273°

What is the easting and northing of Fountain?

The centre of Fountain is located at the grid reference easting 288248 and northing 183454 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting288248
Northing183454

What are the nearest towns to Fountain?

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

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Fountain is 3 miles north-west of Bridgend
5m
Fountain is 5 miles west of Pencoed
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Fountain is 5 miles south of Pontycymer
5m
Fountain is 5 miles south of Maesteg
6m
Fountain is 6 miles north-east of Porthcawl
8m
Fountain is 8 miles south-east of Port Talbot
9m
Fountain is 9 miles north-west of Cowbridge
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Fountain is 9 miles south-west of Tonypandy
9m
Fountain is 9 miles south-west of Rhondda
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Fountain is 10 miles south-west of Treorchy

What are the nearest cities to Fountain?

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

15m
Fountain is 15 miles south-east of Swansea
19m
Fountain is 19 miles west of Cardiff
27m
Fountain is 27 miles west of Newport
44m
Fountain is 44 miles west of Bristol
48m
Fountain is 48 miles north-west of Wells
52m
Fountain is 52 miles south-west of Hereford
55m
Fountain is 55 miles west of Bath
57m
Fountain is 57 miles north of Exeter
63m
Fountain is 63 miles west of Gloucester
75m
Fountain is 75 miles south-west of Worcester

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