Penzance is located in the county of Cornwall, South West England, one mile north-east of the town of Newlyn, 64 miles west of the major city of Plymouth, 140 miles south-west of Cardiff, and 256 miles west of London. Penzance falls within the unitary authority of Cornwall. It is in the TR18 postcode district. The post town for Penzance is Penzance.
Penzance is in the ceremonial county of Cornwall, the historic county of Cornwall, and the administrative county of Cornwall.
Penzance is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Cornwall, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Cornwall.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Penzance is TR18 2QU.
Penzance is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the TR18 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the TR18 postcode district.
The post town for Penzance is Penzance. Penzance is in the TR18 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Penzance.
The centre of Penzance is located at position 50.11845° latitude and -5.53927° longitude.
The centre of Penzance is located at the grid reference easting 147092 and northing 30263 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Penzance relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Penzance to the centre of the town.
Position of Penzance relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Penzance to the centre of the city.