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Where is Salisbury?

Salisbury is located in the county of Wiltshire, South West England, three miles east of the town of Wilton, 21 miles north-west of the major city of Southampton, 66 miles south-east of Cardiff, and 79 miles south-west of London. Salisbury lies five miles west of the Hampshire border. Salisbury falls within the unitary authority of Wiltshire. It is in the SP1 postcode district. The post town for Salisbury is Salisbury.

COVID-19: Salisbury coronavirus cases are reported by Public Health England within the Wiltshire case numbers. This Salisbury coronavirus map shows the position of Salisbury within Wiltshire, along with the number of cases in Wiltshire and each of the surrounding areas.

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

Which county is Salisbury in?

Salisbury is in the ceremonial county of Wiltshire, the historic county of Wiltshire, and the administrative county of Wiltshire.

Ceremonial CountyWiltshire
Historic CountyWiltshire
Administrative CountyWiltshire

Where is Salisbury in Wiltshire?

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

Map showing location of Salisbury within Wiltshire
Location of Salisbury within Wiltshire

What is the postcode for Salisbury?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Salisbury is SP1 1TT.

Where is Salisbury in SP1?

Salisbury is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the SP1 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SP1 postcode district.

Map showing location of Salisbury within SP1
Location of Salisbury within SP1

What is the post town for Salisbury?

The post town for Salisbury is Salisbury. Salisbury is in the SP1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Salisbury.

What is the latitude and longitude of Salisbury?

The centre of Salisbury is located at position 51.07037° latitude and -1.79643° longitude.

Latitude51.07037°
Longitude-1.79643°

What is the easting and northing of Salisbury?

The centre of Salisbury is located at the grid reference easting 414360 and northing 130135 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting414360
Northing130135

What are the nearest towns to Salisbury?

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

east
3m
Salisbury is 3 miles east of Wilton
south
7m
Salisbury is 7 miles south of Amesbury
north
10m
Salisbury is 10 miles north of Fordingbridge
south-west
13m
Salisbury is 13 miles south-west of Tidworth
north
14m
Salisbury is 14 miles north of Verwood
north-west
14m
Salisbury is 14 miles north-west of Romsey
south-west
15m
Salisbury is 15 miles south-west of Ludgershall
north
16m
Salisbury is 16 miles north of Ringwood
south-west
17m
Salisbury is 17 miles south-west of Andover
north-west
17m
Salisbury is 17 miles north-west of Totton

What are the nearest cities to Salisbury?

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

north-west
21m
Salisbury is 21 miles north-west of Southampton
west
21m
Salisbury is 21 miles west of Winchester
south-east
33m
Salisbury is 33 miles south-east of Bath
north-west
36m
Salisbury is 36 miles north-west of Portsmouth
east
38m
Salisbury is 38 miles east of Wells
south-east
44m
Salisbury is 44 miles south-east of Bristol
west
47m
Salisbury is 47 miles west of Chichester
south-west
53m
Salisbury is 53 miles south-west of Oxford
south
58m
Salisbury is 58 miles south of Gloucester
south-east
63m
Salisbury is 63 miles south-east of Newport

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