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Where is Towcester?

Towcester is located in the county of Northamptonshire, East Midlands, eight miles south-west of the major town of Northampton, and 56 miles north-west of London. Towcester lies four miles north of the Buckinghamshire border. Towcester falls within the district council of South Northamptonshire, under the county council of Northamptonshire. It is in the NN12 postcode district. The post town for Towcester is Towcester.

COVID-19: Towcester coronavirus cases are reported by Public Health England within the Northamptonshire case numbers. This Towcester coronavirus map shows the position of Towcester within Northamptonshire, along with the number of cases in Northamptonshire and each of the surrounding areas.

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

Which county is Towcester in?

Towcester is in the ceremonial county of Northamptonshire, the historic county of Northamptonshire, and the administrative county of Northamptonshire.

Ceremonial CountyNorthamptonshire
Historic CountyNorthamptonshire
Administrative CountyNorthamptonshire

Where is Towcester in Northamptonshire?

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

Map showing location of Towcester within Northamptonshire
Location of Towcester within Northamptonshire

What is the postcode for Towcester?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Towcester is NN12 7WT.

Where is Towcester in NN12?

Towcester is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the NN12 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the NN12 postcode district.

Map showing location of Towcester within NN12
Location of Towcester within NN12

What is the post town for Towcester?

The post town for Towcester is Towcester. Towcester is in the NN12 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Towcester.

What is the latitude and longitude of Towcester?

The centre of Towcester is located at position 52.13191° latitude and -0.98851° longitude.

Latitude52.13191°
Longitude-0.98851°

What is the easting and northing of Towcester?

The centre of Towcester is located at the grid reference easting 469333 and northing 248661 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting469333
Northing248661

What are the nearest towns to Towcester?

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

south-west
8m
Towcester is 8 miles south-west of Northampton
north
9m
Towcester is 9 miles north of Buckingham
north-east
10m
Towcester is 10 miles north-east of Brackley
south-east
11m
Towcester is 11 miles south-east of Daventry
north-west
12m
Towcester is 12 miles north-west of Milton Keynes
west
12m
Towcester is 12 miles west of Newport Pagnell
west
12m
Towcester is 12 miles west of Olney
north
14m
Towcester is 14 miles north of Winslow
north-west
14m
Towcester is 14 miles north-west of Bletchley
east
15m
Towcester is 15 miles east of Banbury

What are the nearest cities to Towcester?

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

north-east
29m
Towcester is 29 miles north-east of Oxford
south-east
29m
Towcester is 29 miles south-east of Coventry
south
35m
Towcester is 35 miles south of Leicester
north-west
38m
Towcester is 38 miles north-west of St Albans
south-west
44m
Towcester is 44 miles south-west of Peterborough
south-east
46m
Towcester is 46 miles south-east of Birmingham
west
47m
Towcester is 47 miles west of Cambridge
south-east
52m
Towcester is 52 miles south-east of Lichfield
east
53m
Towcester is 53 miles east of Worcester
west
56m
Towcester is 56 miles west of Ely

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