Where is Melksham?

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 on a map

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

Which county is Melksham in?

Melksham is in the ceremonial county of Wiltshire, the historic county of Wiltshire, and the administrative county of Wiltshire.

Ceremonial CountyWiltshire
Historic CountyWiltshire
Administrative CountyWiltshire

Where is Melksham in Wiltshire?

Melksham is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Wiltshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Wiltshire.

Location of Melksham within Wiltshire

What is the postcode for Melksham?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Melksham is SN12 6JT.

Where is Melksham in SN12?

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.

Location of Melksham within SN12

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What is the post town for Melksham?

The post town for Melksham is Melksham. Melksham is in the SN12 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Melksham.

What is the latitude and longitude of Melksham?

The centre of Melksham is located at position 51.37286° latitude and -2.1382° longitude.

Latitude51.37286°
Longitude-2.1382°

What is the easting and northing of Melksham?

The centre of Melksham is located at the grid reference easting 390477 and northing 163764 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting390477
Northing163764

What are the nearest towns to Melksham?

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

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Melksham is 5 miles south-east of Corsham
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Melksham is 5 miles north-east of Trowbridge
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Melksham is 5 miles east of Bradford-on-Avon
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Melksham is 6 miles south of Chippenham
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Melksham is 6 miles west of Devizes
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Melksham is 7 miles south-west of Calne
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Melksham is 8 miles north of Westbury
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Melksham is 12 miles north of Warminster
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Melksham is 13 miles north-east of Frome
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Melksham is 15 miles east of Radstock

What are the nearest cities to Melksham?

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

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Melksham is 10 miles east of Bath
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Melksham is 21 miles east of Bristol
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Melksham is 25 miles north-east of Wells
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Melksham is 26 miles north-west of Salisbury
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Melksham is 34 miles south of Gloucester
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Melksham is 40 miles east of Newport
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Melksham is 42 miles north-west of Winchester
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Melksham is 45 miles north-west of Southampton
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Melksham is 45 miles east of Cardiff
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Melksham is 46 miles south-west of Oxford