1. Porth

Where is Porth?

Porth is located in the county of Mid Glamorgan, Wales, two miles south-east of the town of Tonypandy, 18 miles west of the major city of Newport, 13 miles north-west of Cardiff, and 141 miles west of London. Porth lies five miles west of the Gwent border, and was historically in the county of Glamorgan. Porth falls within the unitary authority of Rhondda Cynon Taf - Rhondda Cynon Taf. It is in the CF39 postcode district. The post town for Porth is Porth.

Porth on a map

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

Which county is Porth in?

Porth is in the ceremonial county of Mid Glamorgan, the historic county of Glamorgan, and the administrative county of Rhondda Cynon Taf - Rhondda Cynon Taf.

Ceremonial CountyMid Glamorgan
Historic CountyGlamorgan
Administrative CountyRhondda Cynon Taf - Rhondda Cynon Taf

Where is Porth in Mid Glamorgan?

Porth is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Mid Glamorgan, and towards the easternmost extremity of Mid Glamorgan.

Location of Porth within Mid Glamorgan

What is the postcode for Porth?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Porth is CF39 9AP.

Where is Porth in CF39?

Porth is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the CF39 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the CF39 postcode district.

Location of Porth within CF39

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What is the post town for Porth?

The post town for Porth is Porth. Porth is in the CF39 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Porth.

What is the latitude and longitude of Porth?

The centre of Porth is located at position 51.60775° latitude and -3.40972° longitude.

Latitude51.60775°
Longitude-3.40972°

What is the easting and northing of Porth?

The centre of Porth is located at the grid reference easting 302474 and northing 190821 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting302474
Northing190821

What are the nearest towns to Porth?

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

2m
Porth is 2 miles south-east of Tonypandy
3m
Porth is 3 miles west of Pontypridd
4m
Porth is 4 miles south-east of Ferndale
4m
Porth is 4 miles south-east of Rhondda
4m
Porth is 4 miles south-west of Abercynon
5m
Porth is 5 miles north of Llantrisant
5m
Porth is 5 miles north of Talbot Green
5m
Porth is 5 miles south of Mountain Ash
6m
Porth is 6 miles south-east of Treorchy
6m
Porth is 6 miles south-west of Treharris

What are the nearest cities to Porth?

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

13m
Porth is 13 miles north-west of Cardiff
18m
Porth is 18 miles west of Newport
23m
Porth is 23 miles east of Swansea
36m
Porth is 36 miles west of Bristol
43m
Porth is 43 miles south-west of Hereford
43m
Porth is 43 miles north-west of Wells
48m
Porth is 48 miles west of Bath
53m
Porth is 53 miles west of Gloucester
61m
Porth is 61 miles north of Exeter
65m
Porth is 65 miles south-west of Worcester

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