Where is Oxford?

Oxford is located in the county of Oxfordshire, South East England, five miles south of the town of Kidlington, and 51 miles west of London. Oxford lies six miles west of the Buckinghamshire border. Oxford falls within the district council of Oxford, under the county council of Oxfordshire. It is in the OX1 postcode district. The post town for Oxford is Oxford.

Oxford on a map

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

Which county is Oxford in?

Oxford is in the ceremonial county of Oxfordshire, the historic county of Oxfordshire, and the administrative county of Oxfordshire.

Ceremonial CountyOxfordshire
Historic CountyOxfordshire
Administrative CountyOxfordshire

Where is Oxford in Oxfordshire?

Oxford is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Oxfordshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Oxfordshire.

Location of Oxford within Oxfordshire

What is the postcode for Oxford?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Oxford is OX1 4DS.

Where is Oxford in OX1?

Oxford is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the OX1 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the OX1 postcode district.

Location of Oxford within OX1

Postal Boundaries © GEOLYTIX copyright and database right 2012

What is the post town for Oxford?

The post town for Oxford is Oxford. Oxford is in the OX1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Oxford.

What is the latitude and longitude of Oxford?

The centre of Oxford is located at position 51.75197° latitude and -1.25765° longitude.

Latitude51.75197°
Longitude-1.25765°

What is the easting and northing of Oxford?

The centre of Oxford is located at the grid reference easting 451342 and northing 206181 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting451342
Northing206181

What are the nearest towns to Oxford?

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

5m
Oxford is 5 miles south of Kidlington
6m
Oxford is 6 miles north of Abingdon-on-Thames
8m
Oxford is 8 miles south-east of Woodstock
10m
Oxford is 10 miles east of Witney
10m
Oxford is 10 miles north of Didcot
11m
Oxford is 11 miles south-west of Bicester
12m
Oxford is 12 miles north-west of Wallingford
12m
Oxford is 12 miles west of Thame
13m
Oxford is 13 miles south-east of Charlbury
13m
Oxford is 13 miles north-west of Watlington

What are the nearest cities to Oxford?

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

39m
Oxford is 39 miles west of St Albans
43m
Oxford is 43 miles east of Gloucester
47m
Oxford is 47 miles south of Coventry
48m
Oxford is 48 miles north of Winchester
51m
Oxford is 51 miles south-east of Worcester
51m
Oxford is 51 miles west of London
52m
Oxford is 52 miles west of City of Westminster
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Oxford is 53 miles north-east of Salisbury
53m
Oxford is 53 miles west of City of London
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Oxford is 54 miles north-east of Bath