Where is Newtown?

Newtown is located in the county of Powys, Wales, eight miles south-west of the town of Montgomery, 27 miles south-west of the major town of Shrewsbury, 72 miles north of Cardiff, and 152 miles north-west of London. Newtown lies five miles west of the Shropshire border, and was historically in the county of Montgomeryshire. Newtown falls within the unitary authority of Powys - Powys. It is in the SY16 postcode district. The post town for Newtown is Newtown.

Newtown on a map

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

Which county is Newtown in?

Newtown is in the ceremonial county of Powys, the historic county of Montgomeryshire, and the administrative county of Powys - Powys.

Ceremonial CountyPowys
Historic CountyMontgomeryshire
Administrative CountyPowys - Powys

Where is Newtown in Powys?

Newtown is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Powys, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Powys.

Location of Newtown within Powys

What is the postcode for Newtown?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Newtown is SY16 2AJ.

Where is Newtown in SY16?

Newtown is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the SY16 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SY16 postcode district.

Location of Newtown within SY16

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What is the post town for Newtown?

The post town for Newtown is Newtown. Newtown is in the SY16 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Newtown.

What is the latitude and longitude of Newtown?

The centre of Newtown is located at position 52.5151° latitude and -3.31503° longitude.

Latitude52.5151°
Longitude-3.31503°

What is the easting and northing of Newtown?

The centre of Newtown is located at the grid reference easting 310859 and northing 291614 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting310859
Northing291614

What are the nearest towns to Newtown?

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

8m
Newtown is 8 miles south-west of Montgomery
9m
Newtown is 9 miles south of Llanfair Caereinion
10m
Newtown is 10 miles north-east of Llanidloes
12m
Newtown is 12 miles south-west of Welshpool
13m
Newtown is 13 miles west of Bishop's Castle
16m
Newtown is 16 miles north-west of Knighton
17m
Newtown is 17 miles north-east of Rhayader
17m
Newtown is 17 miles south of Llanfyllin
19m
Newtown is 19 miles north of Llandrindod Wells
21m
Newtown is 21 miles west of Craven Arms

What are the nearest cities to Newtown?

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

41m
Newtown is 41 miles north-west of Hereford
50m
Newtown is 50 miles south of Chester
50m
Newtown is 50 miles west of Wolverhampton
51m
Newtown is 51 miles north-west of Worcester
52m
Newtown is 52 miles south of St Asaph
59m
Newtown is 59 miles south-west of Stoke-on-Trent
60m
Newtown is 60 miles west of Birmingham
60m
Newtown is 60 miles south-east of Bangor
63m
Newtown is 63 miles south of Liverpool
64m
Newtown is 64 miles west of Lichfield