Swindon is located in the county of Gloucestershire, South West England, two miles north-west of the major town of Cheltenham, 56 miles north-east of Cardiff, and 89 miles west of London. Swindon lies six miles south of the Worcestershire border. Swindon falls within the district council of Cheltenham, under the county council of Gloucestershire. It is in the GL51 postcode district. The post town for Swindon is Cheltenham.
Swindon is in the ceremonial county of Gloucestershire, the historic county of Gloucestershire, and the administrative county of Gloucestershire.
Swindon is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Gloucestershire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Gloucestershire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Swindon is GL51 9RX.
Swindon is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the GL51 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the GL51 postcode district.
The post town for Swindon is Cheltenham. Swindon is in the GL51 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Cheltenham.
The centre of Swindon is located at position 51.92425° latitude and -2.09337° longitude.
The centre of Swindon is located at the grid reference easting 393676 and northing 225086 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Swindon relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Swindon to the centre of the town.
Position of Swindon relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Swindon to the centre of the city.