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Where is BH23?

BH23 spans the counties of Dorset and Hampshire. It contains the town of Christchurch, as well as Highcliffe, Jumpers Common, Bransgore, Somerford, and Fairmile. BH23 is 31km south-west of the city of Southampton. BH23 is a postcode district, also known as an outcode or outbound code.

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BH23 on a map

The below map shows where BH23 is, and the boundary of the BH23 postcode district:

Postal Boundaries © GEOLYTIX copyright and database right 2012

What county is BH23 in?

BH23 lies within the counties of Dorset and Hampshire. The below table and chart shows the split by area:

County% Area
Dorset57%
Hampshire43%

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This data was derived from the below datasets:
Source: GEOLYTIX Postal Geometries
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Source: Ordnance Survey Ceremonial Counties
Licence: Open Government Licence

Which cities, towns and villages are in BH23?

ChristchurchTown
HighcliffeSuburb
Jumpers CommonSuburb
BransgoreVillage
SomerfordSuburb
FairmileSuburb
St Catherine's HillSuburb
HintonVillage
MudefordSuburb
BurtonSuburb
WalkfordSuburb
AvonVillage
SopleyVillage
PurewellSuburb
Friars CliffSuburb
Thorney HillVillage
HurnVillage
StanpitSuburb
BeckleyHamlet
North BockhamptonHamlet
RipleyVillage
GodwinscroftHamlet
Middle BockhamptonHamlet
WinktonVillage
Parley GreenHamlet
North RipleyHamlet
NeacroftVillage
East ParleySettlement
MerritownHamlet
West HurnHamlet
WaterditchHamlet
HeathfieldHamlet
BlackwaterHamlet
South BockhamptonHamlet
Avon CommonHamlet

What are the nearest towns to BH23?

Position of BH23 relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of BH23 to the centre of the town.

west7km
BH23 is 7km west of New Milton
east9km
BH23 is 9km east of Bournemouth
south-east11km
BH23 is 11km south-east of Ferndown
south12km
BH23 is 12km south of Ringwood
west15km
BH23 is 15km west of Lymington
east16km
BH23 is 16km east of Poole
east17km
BH23 is 17km east of Wimborne Minster
south-east18km
BH23 is 18km south-east of Verwood
west19km
BH23 is 19km west of Yarmouth
south20km
BH23 is 20km south of Fordingbridge

What are the nearest cities to BH23?

Position of BH23 relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of BH23 to the centre of the city.

south-west31km
BH23 is 31km south-west of Southampton
south36km
BH23 is 36km south of Salisbury
south-west47km
BH23 is 47km south-west of Winchester
west47km
BH23 is 47km west of Portsmouth
west70km
BH23 is 70km west of Chichester
south-east81km
BH23 is 81km south-east of Wells
south-east83km
BH23 is 83km south-east of Bath
south-east99km
BH23 is 99km south-east of Bristol
west114km
BH23 is 114km west of Brighton and Hove
south117km
BH23 is 117km south of Oxford

More BH23 data

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