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Where is Taunton?

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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Map showing extent of Taunton as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Taunton
Map showing location of Taunton within the UK
Location of Taunton within the UK

Which county is Taunton in?

Taunton is in the ceremonial county of Somerset, the historic county of Somerset, and the administrative county of Somerset.

Ceremonial CountySomerset
Historic CountySomerset
Administrative CountySomerset

Where is Taunton in Somerset?

Taunton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Somerset, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Somerset.

Map showing location of Taunton within Somerset
Location of Taunton within Somerset

What is the postcode for Taunton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Taunton is TA1 4EU.

Where is Taunton in TA1?

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.

Map showing location of Taunton within TA1
Location of Taunton within TA1

What is the post town for Taunton?

The post town for Taunton is Taunton. Taunton is in the TA1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Taunton.

What is the latitude and longitude of Taunton?

The centre of Taunton is located at position 51.01341° latitude and -3.10818° longitude.

Latitude51.01341°
Longitude-3.10818°

What is the easting and northing of Taunton?

The centre of Taunton is located at the grid reference easting 322357 and northing 124366 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting322357
Northing124366

What are the nearest towns to Taunton?

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

north-east
6m
Taunton is 6 miles north-east of Wellington
south-west
7m
Taunton is 7 miles south-west of North Petherton
south-west
9m
Taunton is 9 miles south-west of Bridgwater
east
9m
Taunton is 9 miles east of Wiveliscombe
north-west
10m
Taunton is 10 miles north-west of Ilminster
north-west
12m
Taunton is 12 miles north-west of Chard
west
12m
Taunton is 12 miles west of Langport
west
14m
Taunton is 14 miles west of South Petherton
south-east
15m
Taunton is 15 miles south-east of Watchet
north
15m
Taunton is 15 miles north of Honiton

What are the nearest cities to Taunton?

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

south-west
24m
Taunton is 24 miles south-west of Wells
north-east
27m
Taunton is 27 miles north-east of Exeter
south
32m
Taunton is 32 miles south of Cardiff
south-west
38m
Taunton is 38 miles south-west of Bristol
south
40m
Taunton is 40 miles south of Newport
south-west
41m
Taunton is 41 miles south-west of Bath
south-east
55m
Taunton is 55 miles south-east of Swansea
west
57m
Taunton is 57 miles west of Salisbury
north-east
64m
Taunton is 64 miles north-east of Plymouth
south-west
70m
Taunton is 70 miles south-west of Gloucester

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