Northam is located in the county of Devon, South West England, two miles north of the town of Bideford, 37 miles north-west of the major city of Exeter, 54 miles south-west of Cardiff, and 180 miles west of London. Northam falls within the district council of Torridge, under the county council of Devon. It is in the EX39 postcode district. The post town for Northam is Bideford.
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Northam is in the ceremonial county of Devon, the historic county of Devon, and the administrative county of Devon.
Northam is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Devon, and towards the westernmost extremity of Devon.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Northam is EX39 1AR.
Northam is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the EX39 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the EX39 postcode district.
The post town for Northam is Bideford. Northam is in the EX39 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Bideford.
The centre of Northam is located at position 51.04052° latitude and -4.21338° longitude.
The centre of Northam is located at the grid reference easting 244923 and northing 129127 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Northam relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Northam to the centre of the town.
Position of Northam relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Northam to the centre of the city.