1. Southwell

Where is Southwell?

Southwell is located in the county of Dorset, South West England, two miles south of the town of Fortuneswell, 24 miles south-west of the major town of Poole, 73 miles south-east of Cardiff, and 122 miles south-west of London. Southwell falls within the district council of Weymouth and Portland, under the county council of Dorset. It is in the DT5 postcode district. The post town for Southwell is Portland.

Southwell on a map

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

Which county is Southwell in?

Southwell 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 Southwell in Dorset?

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

Location of Southwell within Dorset

What is the postcode for Southwell?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Southwell is DT5 2EH.

Where is Southwell in DT5?

Southwell is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the DT5 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DT5 postcode district.

Location of Southwell within DT5

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What is the post town for Southwell?

The post town for Southwell is Portland. Southwell is in the DT5 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Portland.

What is the latitude and longitude of Southwell?

The centre of Southwell is located at position 50.52946° latitude and -2.44107° longitude.

Latitude50.52946°
Longitude-2.44107°

What is the easting and northing of Southwell?

The centre of Southwell is located at the grid reference easting 368834 and northing 70058 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting368834
Northing70058

What are the nearest towns to Southwell?

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

2m
Southwell is 2 miles south of Fortuneswell
5m
Southwell is 5 miles south of Weymouth
7m
Southwell is 7 miles south of Chickerell
13m
Southwell is 13 miles south of Dorchester
18m
Southwell is 18 miles south-west of Wareham
20m
Southwell is 20 miles south-east of Bridport
22m
Southwell is 22 miles west of Swanage
23m
Southwell is 23 miles south-east of Beaminster
24m
Southwell is 24 miles south-west of Poole
26m
Southwell is 26 miles south-east of Lyme Regis

What are the nearest cities to Southwell?

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

47m
Southwell is 47 miles south-west of Salisbury
48m
Southwell is 48 miles south of Wells
50m
Southwell is 50 miles east of Exeter
52m
Southwell is 52 miles south-west of Southampton
59m
Southwell is 59 miles south of Bath
62m
Southwell is 62 miles south-west of Winchester
62m
Southwell is 62 miles west of Portsmouth
64m
Southwell is 64 miles south of Bristol
73m
Southwell is 73 miles south-east of Cardiff
76m
Southwell is 76 miles east of Plymouth

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