Torquay is located in the county of Devon, South West England, three miles north-east of the town of Paignton, 18 miles south of the major city of Exeter, 72 miles south of Cardiff, and 165 miles south-west of London. Torquay falls within the unitary authority of Torbay. It is in the TQ1 postcode district. The post town for Torquay is Torquay.
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Torquay is in the ceremonial county of Devon, the historic county of Devon, and the administrative county of Torbay.
Torquay is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Devon, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Devon.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Torquay is TQ1 3JQ.
Torquay is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the TQ1 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the TQ1 postcode district.
The post town for Torquay is Torquay. Torquay is in the TQ1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Torquay.
The centre of Torquay is located at position 50.46882° latitude and -3.5314° longitude.
The centre of Torquay is located at the grid reference easting 291415 and northing 64343 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Torquay relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Torquay to the centre of the town.
Position of Torquay relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Torquay to the centre of the city.