Where is Sway?

Sway is located in the county of Hampshire, South East England, three miles north-east of the town of New Milton, 12 miles south-west of the major city of Southampton, and 82 miles south-west of London. Sway lies four miles east of the Dorset border. Sway falls within the district council of New Forest, under the county council of Hampshire. It is in the SO41 postcode district. The post town for Sway is Lymington.

Sway on a map

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

Which county is Sway in?

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

Ceremonial CountyHampshire
Historic CountyHampshire
Administrative CountyHampshire

Where is Sway in Hampshire?

Sway is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Hampshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Hampshire.

Location of Sway within Hampshire

What is the postcode for Sway?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Sway is SO41 6BF.

Where is Sway in SO41?

Sway is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the SO41 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the SO41 postcode district.

Location of Sway within SO41

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What is the post town for Sway?

The post town for Sway is Lymington. Sway is in the SO41 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Lymington.

What is the latitude and longitude of Sway?

The centre of Sway is located at position 50.78502° latitude and -1.60833° longitude.

Latitude50.78502°
Longitude-1.60833°

What is the easting and northing of Sway?

The centre of Sway is located at the grid reference easting 427707 and northing 98456 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting427707
Northing98456

What are the nearest towns to Sway?

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

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Sway is 3 miles north-east of New Milton
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Sway is 3 miles north-west of Lymington
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Sway is 7 miles north-west of Yarmouth
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Sway is 8 miles north-east of Christchurch
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Sway is 9 miles south-east of Ringwood
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Sway is 11 miles south-west of Totton
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Sway is 12 miles east of Ferndown
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Sway is 13 miles east of Bournemouth
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Sway is 13 miles south-east of Fordingbridge
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Sway is 14 miles south-east of Verwood

What are the nearest cities to Sway?

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

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Sway is 12 miles south-west of Southampton
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Sway is 21 miles south-east of Salisbury
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Sway is 23 miles west of Portsmouth
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Sway is 23 miles south-west of Winchester
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Sway is 36 miles west of Chichester
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Sway is 53 miles south-east of Bath
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Sway is 54 miles south-east of Wells
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Sway is 63 miles south-east of Bristol
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Sway is 64 miles west of Brighton and Hove
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Sway is 69 miles south of Oxford