Townsend is located in the county of Hampshire, South East England, three miles south-west of the town of Tadley, six miles north-west of the major town of Basingstoke, and 48 miles west of London. Townsend lies two miles south-west of the Berkshire border. Townsend falls within the district council of Basingstoke and Deane, under the county council of Hampshire. It is in the RG26 postcode district. The post town for Townsend is Tadley.
Townsend is in the ceremonial county of Hampshire, the historic county of Hampshire, and the administrative county of Hampshire.
Townsend is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Hampshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Hampshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Townsend is RG26 5SU.
Townsend is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the RG26 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the RG26 postcode district.
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The post town for Townsend is Tadley. Townsend is in the RG26 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Tadley.
The centre of Townsend is located at position 51.32543° latitude and -1.19334° longitude.
The centre of Townsend is located at the grid reference easting 456304 and northing 158789 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Townsend relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Townsend to the centre of the town.
Position of Townsend relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Townsend to the centre of the city.