Where is Townsend?

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 on a map

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

Which county is Townsend in?

Townsend is in the ceremonial county of Hampshire, the historic county of Hampshire, and the administrative county of Hampshire.

Ceremonial CountyHampshire
Historic CountyHampshire
Administrative CountyHampshire

Where is Townsend in Hampshire?

Townsend is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Hampshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Hampshire.

Location of Townsend within Hampshire

What is the postcode for Townsend?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Townsend is RG26 5SU.

Where is Townsend in RG26?

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.

Location of Townsend within RG26

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What is the post town for Townsend?

The post town for Townsend is Tadley. Townsend is in the RG26 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Tadley.

What is the latitude and longitude of Townsend?

The centre of Townsend is located at position 51.32543° latitude and -1.19334° longitude.

Latitude51.32543°
Longitude-1.19334°

What is the easting and northing of Townsend?

The centre of Townsend is located at the grid reference easting 456304 and northing 158789 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting456304
Northing158789

What are the nearest towns to Townsend?

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

3m
Townsend is 3 miles south-west of Tadley
6m
Townsend is 6 miles north-west of Basingstoke
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Townsend is 6 miles south-east of Thatcham
8m
Townsend is 8 miles south-east of Newbury
9m
Townsend is 9 miles north-east of Whitchurch
13m
Townsend is 13 miles south-west of Reading
15m
Townsend is 15 miles north-east of Andover
15m
Townsend is 15 miles south-east of Hungerford
15m
Townsend is 15 miles south-west of Woodley
15m
Townsend is 15 miles north-west of Alton

What are the nearest cities to Townsend?

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

19m
Townsend is 19 miles north of Winchester
30m
Townsend is 30 miles south of Oxford
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Townsend is 30 miles north of Southampton
32m
Townsend is 32 miles north-east of Salisbury
37m
Townsend is 37 miles north of Portsmouth
38m
Townsend is 38 miles north-west of Chichester
47m
Townsend is 47 miles south-west of St Albans
48m
Townsend is 48 miles west of City of Westminster
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Townsend is 48 miles west of London
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Townsend is 49 miles west of City of London