Where is New Town?

New Town is located in the county of Dorset, South West England, seven miles south-east of the town of Shaftesbury, 16 miles north of the major town of Poole, 61 miles south-east of Cardiff, and 93 miles south-west of London. New Town lies just south of the Wiltshire border. New Town falls within the district council of North Dorset, under the county council of Dorset. It is in the DT11 postcode district. The post town for New Town is Blandford Forum.

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Bounding box showing extent of New Town
Location of New Town within the UK

Which county is New Town in?

New Town is in the ceremonial county of Dorset, the historic county of Dorset, and the administrative county of Dorset.

Ceremonial CountyDorset
Historic CountyDorset
Administrative CountyDorset

Where is New Town in Dorset?

New Town is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Dorset, and towards the easternmost extremity of Dorset.

Location of New Town within Dorset

What is the postcode for New Town?

The nearest postcode to the centre of New Town is DT11 8DQ.

Where is New Town in DT11?

New Town is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the DT11 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the DT11 postcode district.

Location of New Town within DT11

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What is the post town for New Town?

The post town for New Town is Blandford Forum. New Town is in the DT11 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Blandford Forum.

What is the latitude and longitude of New Town?

The centre of New Town is located at position 50.94054° latitude and -2.07304° longitude.

Latitude50.94054°
Longitude-2.07304°

What is the easting and northing of New Town?

The centre of New Town is located at the grid reference easting 394964 and northing 115680 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting394964
Northing115680

What are the nearest towns to New Town?

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

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New Town is 7 miles south-east of Shaftesbury
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New Town is 7 miles north-east of Blandford Forum
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New Town is 9 miles north-west of Verwood
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New Town is 10 miles east of Sturminster Newton
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New Town is 10 miles north of Wimborne Minster
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New Town is 11 miles south-east of Gillingham
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New Town is 12 miles west of Fordingbridge
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New Town is 13 miles north-west of Ferndown
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New Town is 13 miles south-west of Wilton
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New Town is 13 miles east of Stalbridge

What are the nearest cities to New Town?

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

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New Town is 15 miles south-west of Salisbury
29m
New Town is 29 miles west of Southampton
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New Town is 31 miles south-east of Wells
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New Town is 33 miles south of Bath
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New Town is 34 miles west of Winchester
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New Town is 42 miles south-east of Bristol
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New Town is 44 miles west of Portsmouth
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New Town is 57 miles west of Chichester
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New Town is 60 miles south-east of Newport
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New Town is 61 miles south-east of Cardiff

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