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Where is Penzance?

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 on a map

Map showing extent of Penzance as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Penzance
Map showing location of Penzance within the UK
Location of Penzance within the UK

Which county is Penzance in?

Penzance is in the ceremonial county of Cornwall, the historic county of Cornwall, and the administrative county of Cornwall.

Ceremonial CountyCornwall
Historic CountyCornwall
Administrative CountyCornwall

Where is Penzance in Cornwall?

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

Map showing location of Penzance within Cornwall
Location of Penzance within Cornwall

What is the postcode for Penzance?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Penzance is TR18 2QU.

Where is Penzance in TR18?

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.

Map showing location of Penzance within TR18
Location of Penzance within TR18

What is the post town for Penzance?

The post town for Penzance is Penzance. Penzance is in the TR18 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Penzance.

What is the latitude and longitude of Penzance?

The centre of Penzance is located at position 50.11845° latitude and -5.53927° longitude.

Latitude50.11845°
Longitude-5.53927°

What is the easting and northing of Penzance?

The centre of Penzance is located at the grid reference easting 147092 and northing 30263 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting147092
Northing30263

What are the nearest towns to Penzance?

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

north-east
1m
Penzance is 1 mile north-east of Newlyn
west
3m
Penzance is 3 miles west of Market Jew
east
6m
Penzance is 6 miles east of St Just
south-west
7m
Penzance is 7 miles south-west of Hayle
south-west
7m
Penzance is 7 miles south-west of St Ives
west
12m
Penzance is 12 miles west of Helston
south-west
12m
Penzance is 12 miles south-west of Camborne
south-west
16m
Penzance is 16 miles south-west of Redruth
west
20m
Penzance is 20 miles west of Penryn
west
21m
Penzance is 21 miles west of Falmouth

What are the nearest cities to Penzance?

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

west
24m
Penzance is 24 miles west of Truro
west
64m
Penzance is 64 miles west of Plymouth
south-west
98m
Penzance is 98 miles south-west of Exeter
south
122m
Penzance is 122 miles south of St Davids
south-west
125m
Penzance is 125 miles south-west of Swansea
south-west
140m
Penzance is 140 miles south-west of Cardiff
south-west
148m
Penzance is 148 miles south-west of Wells
south-west
151m
Penzance is 151 miles south-west of Newport
south-west
158m
Penzance is 158 miles south-west of Bristol
south-west
165m
Penzance is 165 miles south-west of Bath

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