Gillingham is located in the county of Dorset, South West England, four miles south of the town of Mere, 24 miles south of the major city of Bath, 50 miles south-east of Cardiff, and 99 miles west of London. Gillingham lies two miles south-west of the Wiltshire border. Gillingham falls within the district council of North Dorset, under the county council of Dorset. It is in the SP8 postcode district. The post town for Gillingham is Gillingham.
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Gillingham is in the ceremonial county of Dorset, the historic county of Dorset, and the administrative county of Dorset.
Gillingham is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Dorset, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Dorset.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Gillingham is SP8 4BP.
Gillingham is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the SP8 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the SP8 postcode district.
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The post town for Gillingham is Gillingham. Gillingham is in the SP8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Gillingham.
The centre of Gillingham is located at position 51.03758° latitude and -2.27529° longitude.
The centre of Gillingham is located at the grid reference easting 380794 and northing 126506 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Gillingham relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Gillingham to the centre of the town.
Position of Gillingham relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Gillingham to the centre of the city.