Where is Upton?

Upton is located in the county of Dorset, South West England, three miles north-west of the major town of Poole, 72 miles south-east of Cardiff, and 99 miles south-west of London. Upton falls within the district council of Purbeck, under the county council of Dorset. It is in the BH16 postcode district. The post town for Upton is Poole.

Upton on a map

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

Which county is Upton in?

Upton is in the ceremonial county of Dorset, the historic county of Dorset, and the administrative county of Dorset.

Ceremonial CountyDorset
Historic CountyDorset
Administrative CountyDorset

Where is Upton in Dorset?

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

Location of Upton within Dorset

What is the postcode for Upton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Upton is BH16 5JF.

Where is Upton in BH16?

Upton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the BH16 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the BH16 postcode district.

Location of Upton within BH16

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What is the post town for Upton?

The post town for Upton is Poole. Upton is in the BH16 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Poole.

What is the latitude and longitude of Upton?

The centre of Upton is located at position 50.73837° latitude and -2.02884° longitude.

Latitude50.73837°
Longitude-2.02884°

What is the easting and northing of Upton?

The centre of Upton is located at the grid reference easting 398061 and northing 93196 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting398061
Northing93196

What are the nearest towns to Upton?

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

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Upton is 3 miles north-west of Poole
5m
Upton is 5 miles south-west of Wimborne Minster
5m
Upton is 5 miles north-east of Wareham
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Upton is 7 miles west of Bournemouth
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Upton is 7 miles south-west of Ferndown
10m
Upton is 10 miles north of Swanage
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Upton is 10 miles south-east of Blandford Forum
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Upton is 11 miles west of Christchurch
12m
Upton is 12 miles south-west of Verwood
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Upton is 13 miles south-west of Ringwood

What are the nearest cities to Upton?

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

25m
Upton is 25 miles south-west of Salisbury
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Upton is 30 miles south-west of Southampton
39m
Upton is 39 miles south-west of Winchester
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Upton is 41 miles west of Portsmouth
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Upton is 42 miles south-east of Wells
47m
Upton is 47 miles south of Bath
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Upton is 55 miles west of Chichester
55m
Upton is 55 miles south-east of Bristol
66m
Upton is 66 miles east of Exeter
72m
Upton is 72 miles south-east of Cardiff