Melksham is located in the county of Wiltshire, South West England, five miles south-east of the town of Corsham, ten miles east of the major city of Bath, 45 miles east of Cardiff, and 87 miles west of London. Melksham lies six miles north-east of the Somerset border. Melksham falls within the unitary authority of Wiltshire. It is in the SN12 postcode district. The post town for Melksham is Melksham.
Melksham is in the ceremonial county of Wiltshire, the historic county of Wiltshire, and the administrative county of Wiltshire.
Melksham is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Wiltshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Wiltshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Melksham is SN12 6JT.
Melksham is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the SN12 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SN12 postcode district.
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The post town for Melksham is Melksham. Melksham is in the SN12 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Melksham.
The centre of Melksham is located at position 51.37286° latitude and -2.1382° longitude.
The centre of Melksham is located at the grid reference easting 390477 and northing 163764 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Melksham relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Melksham to the centre of the town.
Position of Melksham relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Melksham to the centre of the city.