Where is Houghton?

Houghton is located in the county of Hampshire, South East England, seven miles north of the town of Romsey, 13 miles north of the major city of Southampton, and 67 miles south-west of London. Houghton lies five miles south-east of the Wiltshire border. Houghton falls within the district council of Test Valley, under the county council of Hampshire. It is in the SO20 postcode district. The post town for Houghton is Stockbridge.

Houghton on a map

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

Which county is Houghton in?

Houghton is in the ceremonial county of Hampshire, the historic county of Hampshire, and the administrative county of Hampshire.

Ceremonial CountyHampshire
Historic CountyHampshire
Administrative CountyHampshire

Where is Houghton in Hampshire?

Houghton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Hampshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Hampshire.

Location of Houghton within Hampshire

What is the postcode for Houghton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Houghton is SO20 6LW.

Where is Houghton in SO20?

Houghton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the SO20 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SO20 postcode district.

Location of Houghton within SO20

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What is the post town for Houghton?

The post town for Houghton is Stockbridge. Houghton is in the SO20 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Stockbridge.

What is the latitude and longitude of Houghton?

The centre of Houghton is located at position 51.08723° latitude and -1.51312° longitude.

Latitude51.08723°
Longitude-1.51312°

What is the easting and northing of Houghton?

The centre of Houghton is located at the grid reference easting 434197 and northing 132103 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting434197
Northing132103

What are the nearest towns to Houghton?

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

7m
Houghton is 7 miles north of Romsey
8m
Houghton is 8 miles south of Andover
11m
Houghton is 11 miles north-west of Eastleigh
12m
Houghton is 12 miles north of Totton
12m
Houghton is 12 miles south-west of Whitchurch
13m
Houghton is 13 miles south-east of Tidworth
13m
Houghton is 13 miles south of Ludgershall
13m
Houghton is 13 miles south-east of Amesbury
15m
Houghton is 15 miles north-west of Hedge End
15m
Houghton is 15 miles east of Wilton

What are the nearest cities to Houghton?

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

9m
Houghton is 9 miles west of Winchester
12m
Houghton is 12 miles east of Salisbury
13m
Houghton is 13 miles north of Southampton
27m
Houghton is 27 miles north-west of Portsmouth
36m
Houghton is 36 miles north-west of Chichester
42m
Houghton is 42 miles south-east of Bath
47m
Houghton is 47 miles south of Oxford
50m
Houghton is 50 miles east of Wells
54m
Houghton is 54 miles south-east of Bristol
62m
Houghton is 62 miles south-east of Gloucester