Pontypool is located in the county of Gwent, Wales, three miles south-east of the town of Abersychan, eight miles north of the major city of Newport, 16 miles north of Cardiff, and 126 miles west of London. Pontypool was historically in the county of Monmouthshire. Pontypool falls within the unitary authority of Tor-faen - Torfaen. It is in the NP4 postcode district. The post town for Pontypool is Pontypool.
Pontypool is in the ceremonial county of Gwent, the historic county of Monmouthshire, and the administrative county of Tor-faen - Torfaen.
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Pontypool is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Gwent, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Gwent.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Pontypool is NP4 6YN.
Pontypool is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the NP4 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the NP4 postcode district.
The post town for Pontypool is Pontypool. Pontypool is in the NP4 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Pontypool.
The centre of Pontypool is located at position 51.70141° latitude and -3.0415° longitude.
The centre of Pontypool is located at the grid reference easting 328121 and northing 200809 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Pontypool relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Pontypool to the centre of the town.
Position of Pontypool relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Pontypool to the centre of the city.