Where is Thame?

Thame is located in the county of Oxfordshire, South East England, seven miles west of the town of Princes Risborough, 12 miles east of the major city of Oxford, and 40 miles north-west of London. Thame lies just south-west of the Buckinghamshire border. Thame falls within the district council of South Oxfordshire, under the county council of Oxfordshire. It is in the OX9 postcode district. The post town for Thame is Thame.

Thame on a map

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

Which county is Thame in?

Thame is in the ceremonial county of Oxfordshire, the historic county of Oxfordshire, and the administrative county of Oxfordshire.

Ceremonial CountyOxfordshire
Historic CountyOxfordshire
Administrative CountyOxfordshire

Where is Thame in Oxfordshire?

Thame is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Oxfordshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Oxfordshire.

Location of Thame within Oxfordshire

What is the postcode for Thame?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Thame is OX9 2BZ.

Where is Thame in OX9?

Thame is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the OX9 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the OX9 postcode district.

Location of Thame within OX9

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What is the post town for Thame?

The post town for Thame is Thame. Thame is in the OX9 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Thame.

What is the latitude and longitude of Thame?

The centre of Thame is located at position 51.74822° latitude and -0.9795° longitude.

Latitude51.74822°
Longitude-0.9795°

What is the easting and northing of Thame?

The centre of Thame is located at the grid reference easting 470548 and northing 205995 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting470548
Northing205995

What are the nearest towns to Thame?

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

7m
Thame is 7 miles west of Princes Risborough
7m
Thame is 7 miles north of Watlington
9m
Thame is 9 miles south-west of Aylesbury
10m
Thame is 10 miles west of Wendover
12m
Thame is 12 miles north-east of Wallingford
13m
Thame is 13 miles south-east of Bicester
13m
Thame is 13 miles north-west of High Wycombe
14m
Thame is 14 miles west of Tring
14m
Thame is 14 miles south of Winslow
14m
Thame is 14 miles north-east of Abingdon-on-Thames

What are the nearest cities to Thame?

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

12m
Thame is 12 miles east of Oxford
27m
Thame is 27 miles west of St Albans
40m
Thame is 40 miles north-west of London
41m
Thame is 41 miles north-west of City of Westminster
41m
Thame is 41 miles west of City of London
50m
Thame is 50 miles north of Winchester
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Thame is 51 miles south-east of Coventry
55m
Thame is 55 miles east of Gloucester
57m
Thame is 57 miles south-west of Cambridge
59m
Thame is 59 miles north-east of Salisbury