Where is Southampton?

Southampton is located in the county of Hampshire, South East England, four miles east of the town of Totton, and 70 miles south-west of London. Southampton falls within the unitary authority of City of Southampton. It is in the SO14 postcode district. The post town for Southampton is Southampton.

Southampton on a map

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

Which county is Southampton in?

Southampton is in the ceremonial county of Hampshire, the historic county of Hampshire, and the administrative county of City of Southampton.

Ceremonial CountyHampshire
Historic CountyHampshire
Administrative CountyCity of Southampton

Where is Southampton in Hampshire?

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

Location of Southampton within Hampshire

What is the postcode for Southampton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Southampton is SO14 7NF.

Where is Southampton in SO14?

Southampton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the SO14 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the SO14 postcode district.

Location of Southampton within SO14

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What is the post town for Southampton?

The post town for Southampton is Southampton. Southampton is in the SO14 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Southampton.

What is the latitude and longitude of Southampton?

The centre of Southampton is located at position 50.90489° latitude and -1.40431° longitude.

Latitude50.90489°
Longitude-1.40431°

What is the easting and northing of Southampton?

The centre of Southampton is located at the grid reference easting 441982 and northing 111882 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting441982
Northing111882

What are the nearest towns to Southampton?

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

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Southampton is 4 miles east of Totton
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Southampton is 4 miles west of Hedge End
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Southampton is 5 miles south-west of Eastleigh
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Southampton is 7 miles south-east of Romsey
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Southampton is 9 miles south-west of Bishop's Waltham
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Southampton is 10 miles west of Wickham
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Southampton is 11 miles west of Fareham
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Southampton is 11 miles north-west of Cowes
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Southampton is 11 miles north-west of East Cowes
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Southampton is 12 miles north-east of Lymington

What are the nearest cities to Southampton?

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

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Southampton is 12 miles south of Winchester
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Southampton is 16 miles north-west of Portsmouth
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Southampton is 21 miles south-east of Salisbury
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Southampton is 28 miles west of Chichester
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Southampton is 53 miles south-east of Bath
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Southampton is 55 miles west of Brighton and Hove
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Southampton is 58 miles east of Wells
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Southampton is 59 miles south of Oxford
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Southampton is 64 miles south-east of Bristol
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Southampton is 69 miles south-west of City of Westminster