Where is Overton?

Overton is located in the county of Shropshire, West Midlands, two miles south of the town of Ludlow, 24 miles north-west of the major city of Worcester, 63 miles north of Cardiff, and 125 miles north-west of London. Overton lies just north of the Herefordshire border. Overton falls within the unitary authority of Shropshire. It is in the SY8 postcode district. The post town for Overton is Ludlow.

Overton on a map

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

Which county is Overton in?

Overton is in the ceremonial county of Shropshire, the historic county of Shropshire, and the administrative county of Shropshire.

Ceremonial CountyShropshire
Historic CountyShropshire
Administrative CountyShropshire

Where is Overton in Shropshire?

Overton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Shropshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Shropshire.

Location of Overton within Shropshire

What is the postcode for Overton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Overton is SY8 4DY.

Where is Overton in SY8?

Overton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the SY8 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SY8 postcode district.

Location of Overton within SY8

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What is the post town for Overton?

The post town for Overton is Ludlow. Overton is in the SY8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Ludlow.

What is the latitude and longitude of Overton?

The centre of Overton is located at position 52.34369° latitude and -2.73057° longitude.

Latitude52.34369°
Longitude-2.73057°

What is the easting and northing of Overton?

The centre of Overton is located at the grid reference easting 350327 and northing 271987 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting350327
Northing271987

What are the nearest towns to Overton?

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

2m
Overton is 2 miles south of Ludlow
6m
Overton is 6 miles west of Tenbury Wells
8m
Overton is 8 miles south-east of Craven Arms
8m
Overton is 8 miles north of Leominster
11m
Overton is 11 miles west of Cleobury Mortimer
13m
Overton is 13 miles east of Presteigne
14m
Overton is 14 miles east of Knighton
14m
Overton is 14 miles south of Church Stretton
14m
Overton is 14 miles north-west of Bromyard
15m
Overton is 15 miles south-east of Bishop's Castle

What are the nearest cities to Overton?

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

20m
Overton is 20 miles north of Hereford
24m
Overton is 24 miles north-west of Worcester
30m
Overton is 30 miles south-west of Wolverhampton
36m
Overton is 36 miles west of Birmingham
39m
Overton is 39 miles north-west of Gloucester
45m
Overton is 45 miles south-west of Lichfield
52m
Overton is 52 miles west of Coventry
52m
Overton is 52 miles south-west of Stoke-on-Trent
53m
Overton is 53 miles north of Newport
59m
Overton is 59 miles south of Chester

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