Where is Sandford?

Sandford is located in the county of Dorset, South West England, one mile north of the town of Wareham, five miles west of the major town of Poole, and 102 miles south-west of London. Sandford falls within the district council of Purbeck, under the county council of Dorset. It is in the BH20 postcode district. The post town for Sandford is Wareham.

Sandford on a map

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

Which county is Sandford in?

Sandford is in the ceremonial county of Dorset, the historic county of Dorset, and the administrative county of Dorset.

Ceremonial CountyDorset
Historic CountyDorset
Administrative CountyDorset

Where is Sandford in Dorset?

Sandford is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Dorset, and towards the easternmost extremity of Dorset.

Location of Sandford within Dorset

What is the postcode for Sandford?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Sandford is BH20 7AQ.

Where is Sandford in BH20?

Sandford is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the BH20 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the BH20 postcode district.

Location of Sandford within BH20

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What is the post town for Sandford?

The post town for Sandford is Wareham. Sandford is in the BH20 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wareham.

What is the latitude and longitude of Sandford?

The centre of Sandford is located at position 50.70627° latitude and -2.10055° longitude.

Latitude50.70627°
Longitude-2.10055°

What is the easting and northing of Sandford?

The centre of Sandford is located at the grid reference easting 392996 and northing 89631 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting392996
Northing89631

What are the nearest towns to Sandford?

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

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Sandford is 1 mile north of Wareham
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Sandford is 5 miles west of Poole
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Sandford is 8 miles south-west of Wimborne Minster
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Sandford is 9 miles north-west of Swanage
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Sandford is 10 miles west of Bournemouth
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Sandford is 11 miles south of Blandford Forum
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Sandford is 11 miles south-west of Ferndown
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Sandford is 14 miles west of Christchurch
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Sandford is 15 miles east of Dorchester
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Sandford is 16 miles south-west of Verwood

What are the nearest cities to Sandford?

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

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Sandford is 28 miles south-west of Salisbury
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Sandford is 33 miles south-west of Southampton
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Sandford is 42 miles south-east of Wells
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Sandford is 42 miles south-west of Winchester
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Sandford is 45 miles west of Portsmouth
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Sandford is 48 miles south of Bath
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Sandford is 56 miles south-east of Bristol
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Sandford is 59 miles west of Chichester
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Sandford is 63 miles east of Exeter
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Sandford is 71 miles south-east of Cardiff