Taunton is located in the county of Somerset, South West England, six miles north-east of the town of Wellington, 24 miles south of the major town of Weston-Super-Mare, 32 miles south of Cardiff, and 134 miles west of London. Taunton lies five miles north-east of the Devon border. Taunton falls within the district council of Taunton Deane, under the county council of Somerset. It is in the TA1 postcode district. The post town for Taunton is Taunton.
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Taunton is in the ceremonial county of Somerset, the historic county of Somerset, and the administrative county of Somerset.
Taunton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Somerset, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Somerset.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Taunton is TA1 4EU.
Taunton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the TA1 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the TA1 postcode district.
The post town for Taunton is Taunton. Taunton is in the TA1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Taunton.
The centre of Taunton is located at position 51.01341° latitude and -3.10818° longitude.
The centre of Taunton is located at the grid reference easting 322357 and northing 124366 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Taunton relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Taunton to the centre of the town.
Position of Taunton relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Taunton to the centre of the city.