Tavistock is located in the county of Devon, South West England, eight miles east of the town of Callington, 12 miles north of the major city of Plymouth, 77 miles south-west of Cardiff, and 187 miles west of London. Tavistock lies three miles east of the Cornwall border. Tavistock falls within the district council of West Devon, under the county council of Devon. It is in the PL19 postcode district. The post town for Tavistock is Tavistock.
COVID-19: Tavistock coronavirus cases are reported by Public Health England within the Devon case numbers. This Tavistock coronavirus map shows the position of Tavistock within Devon, along with the number of cases in Devon and each of the surrounding areas.
Tavistock is in the ceremonial county of Devon, the historic county of Devon, and the administrative county of Devon.
Tavistock is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Devon, and towards the westernmost extremity of Devon.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Tavistock is PL19 0AH.
Tavistock is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the PL19 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the PL19 postcode district.
The post town for Tavistock is Tavistock. Tavistock is in the PL19 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Tavistock.
The centre of Tavistock is located at position 50.55014° latitude and -4.14483° longitude.
The centre of Tavistock is located at the grid reference easting 248146 and northing 74461 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Tavistock relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Tavistock to the centre of the town.
Position of Tavistock relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Tavistock to the centre of the city.