Stroud is located in the county of Gloucestershire, South West England, three miles east of the town of Stonehouse, eight miles south of the major city of Gloucester, 45 miles north-east of Cardiff, and 91 miles west of London. Stroud lies nine miles north-west of the Wiltshire border. Stroud falls within the district council of Stroud, under the county council of Gloucestershire. It is in the GL5 postcode district. The post town for Stroud is Stroud.
Stroud is in the ceremonial county of Gloucestershire, the historic county of Gloucestershire, and the administrative county of Gloucestershire.
Stroud is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Gloucestershire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Gloucestershire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Stroud is GL5 3DS.
Stroud is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the GL5 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the GL5 postcode district.
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The post town for Stroud is Stroud. Stroud is in the GL5 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Stroud.
The centre of Stroud is located at position 51.7455° latitude and -2.21817° longitude.
The centre of Stroud is located at the grid reference easting 385034 and northing 205223 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Stroud relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Stroud to the centre of the town.
Position of Stroud relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Stroud to the centre of the city.