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Where is South Molton?

South Molton is located in the county of Devon, South West England, 11 miles south-east of the town of Barnstaple, 24 miles north-west of the major city of Exeter, 43 miles south-west of Cardiff, and 164 miles west of London. South Molton lies six miles west of the Somerset border. South Molton falls within the district council of North Devon, under the county council of Devon. It is in the EX36 postcode district. The post town for South Molton is South Molton.

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

South Molton on a map

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

Which county is South Molton in?

South Molton is in the ceremonial county of Devon, the historic county of Devon, and the administrative county of Devon.

Ceremonial CountyDevon
Historic CountyDevon
Administrative CountyDevon

Where is South Molton in Devon?

South Molton is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Devon, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Devon.

Map showing location of South Molton within Devon
Location of South Molton within Devon

What is the postcode for South Molton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of South Molton is EX36 3AJ.

Where is South Molton in EX36?

South Molton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the EX36 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the EX36 postcode district.

Map showing location of South Molton within EX36
Location of South Molton within EX36

What is the post town for South Molton?

The post town for South Molton is South Molton. South Molton is in the EX36 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of South Molton.

What is the latitude and longitude of South Molton?

The centre of South Molton is located at position 51.01792° latitude and -3.83379° longitude.

Latitude51.01792°
Longitude-3.83379°

What is the easting and northing of South Molton?

The centre of South Molton is located at the grid reference easting 271471 and northing 125884 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting271471
Northing125884

What are the nearest towns to South Molton?

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

south-east
11m
South Molton is 11 miles south-east of Barnstaple
west
12m
South Molton is 12 miles west of Dulverton
east
14m
South Molton is 14 miles east of Great Torrington
south
15m
South Molton is 15 miles south of Lynton
north
15m
South Molton is 15 miles north of North Tawton
east
16m
South Molton is 16 miles east of Bideford
east
17m
South Molton is 17 miles east of Northam
north-west
17m
South Molton is 17 miles north-west of Tiverton
north-west
17m
South Molton is 17 miles north-west of Crediton
south-east
18m
South Molton is 18 miles south-east of Ilfracombe

What are the nearest cities to South Molton?

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

north-west
24m
South Molton is 24 miles north-west of Exeter
south
42m
South Molton is 42 miles south of Swansea
south-west
43m
South Molton is 43 miles south-west of Cardiff
north
47m
South Molton is 47 miles north of Plymouth
west
53m
South Molton is 53 miles west of Wells
south-west
54m
South Molton is 54 miles south-west of Newport
south-west
61m
South Molton is 61 miles south-west of Bristol
west
69m
South Molton is 69 miles west of Bath
north-east
75m
South Molton is 75 miles north-east of Truro
south-east
86m
South Molton is 86 miles south-east of St Davids

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