Where is Stroud?

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, 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 on a map

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

Which county is Stroud in?

Stroud is in the ceremonial county of Gloucestershire, the historic county of Gloucestershire, and the administrative county of Gloucestershire.

Ceremonial CountyGloucestershire
Historic CountyGloucestershire
Administrative CountyGloucestershire

Where is Stroud in 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.

Location of Stroud within Gloucestershire

What is the postcode for Stroud?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Stroud is GL5 3DS.

Where is Stroud in GL5?

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.

Location of Stroud within GL5

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What is the post town for Stroud?

The post town for Stroud is Stroud. Stroud is in the GL5 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Stroud.

What is the latitude and longitude of Stroud?

The centre of Stroud is located at position 51.7455° latitude and -2.21817° longitude.

Latitude51.7455°
Longitude-2.21817°

What is the easting and northing of Stroud?

The centre of Stroud is located at the grid reference easting 385034 and northing 205223 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting385034
Northing205223

What are the nearest towns to Stroud?

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

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Stroud is 3 miles east of Stonehouse
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Stroud is 3 miles south of Painswick
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Stroud is 3 miles north-west of Minchinhampton
4m
Stroud is 4 miles north of Nailsworth
7m
Stroud is 7 miles north-east of Dursley
8m
Stroud is 8 miles north of Tetbury
9m
Stroud is 9 miles north-east of Wotton-under-Edge
11m
Stroud is 11 miles west of Cirencester
12m
Stroud is 12 miles north-west of Malmesbury
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Stroud is 12 miles south-west of Cheltenham

What are the nearest cities to Stroud?

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

8m
Stroud is 8 miles south of Gloucester
26m
Stroud is 26 miles north of Bath
26m
Stroud is 26 miles north-east of Bristol
30m
Stroud is 30 miles south-east of Hereford
31m
Stroud is 31 miles south of Worcester
35m
Stroud is 35 miles east of Casnewydd
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Stroud is 41 miles west of Oxford
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Stroud is 41 miles north-east of Wells
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Stroud is 45 miles north-east of Cardiff
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Stroud is 50 miles north of Salisbury