Where is Hinton?

Hinton is located in the county of Gloucestershire, South West England, three miles south of the town of Chipping Sodbury, seven miles north of the major city of Bath, 34 miles east of Cardiff, and 97 miles west of London. Hinton lies three miles north-west of the Wiltshire border. Hinton falls within the unitary authority of South Gloucestershire. It is in the SN14 postcode district. The post town for Hinton is Chippenham.

Hinton on a map

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

Which county is Hinton in?

Hinton is in the ceremonial county of Gloucestershire, the historic county of Gloucestershire, and the administrative county of South Gloucestershire.

Ceremonial CountyGloucestershire
Historic CountyGloucestershire
Administrative CountySouth Gloucestershire

Where is Hinton in Gloucestershire?

Hinton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Gloucestershire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Gloucestershire.

Location of Hinton within Gloucestershire

What is the postcode for Hinton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Hinton is SN14 8HG.

Where is Hinton in SN14?

Hinton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the SN14 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the SN14 postcode district.

Location of Hinton within SN14

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What is the post town for Hinton?

The post town for Hinton is Chippenham. Hinton is in the SN14 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Chippenham.

What is the latitude and longitude of Hinton?

The centre of Hinton is located at position 51.48971° latitude and -2.3871° longitude.

Latitude51.48971°
Longitude-2.3871°

What is the easting and northing of Hinton?

The centre of Hinton is located at the grid reference easting 373220 and northing 176822 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting373220
Northing176822

What are the nearest towns to Hinton?

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

3m
Hinton is 3 miles south of Chipping Sodbury
4m
Hinton is 4 miles south of Yate
7m
Hinton is 7 miles north-east of Keynsham
8m
Hinton is 8 miles south-east of Bradley Stoke
8m
Hinton is 8 miles east of Filton
10m
Hinton is 10 miles north-west of Corsham
10m
Hinton is 10 miles south-east of Thornbury
10m
Hinton is 10 miles south of Wotton-under-Edge
12m
Hinton is 12 miles north-west of Bradford-on-Avon
12m
Hinton is 12 miles west of Chippenham

What are the nearest cities to Hinton?

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

7m
Hinton is 7 miles north of Bath
10m
Hinton is 10 miles east of Bristol
22m
Hinton is 22 miles north-east of Wells
27m
Hinton is 27 miles south of Gloucester
27m
Hinton is 27 miles east of Newport
34m
Hinton is 34 miles east of Cardiff
39m
Hinton is 39 miles north-west of Salisbury
42m
Hinton is 42 miles south of Hereford
49m
Hinton is 49 miles south of Worcester
52m
Hinton is 52 miles west of Oxford