Wantage is located in the county of Oxfordshire, South East England, eight miles west of the town of Didcot, 13 miles south-west of the major city of Oxford, and 56 miles west of London. Wantage lies three miles north-west of the Berkshire border, and was historically in the county of Berkshire. Wantage falls within the district council of Vale of White Horse, under the county council of Oxfordshire. It is in the OX12 postcode district. The post town for Wantage is Wantage.
Wantage is in the ceremonial county of Oxfordshire, the historic county of Berkshire, and the administrative county of Oxfordshire.
Wantage is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Oxfordshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Oxfordshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Wantage is OX12 8AT.
Wantage is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the OX12 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the OX12 postcode district.
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The post town for Wantage is Wantage. Wantage is in the OX12 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wantage.
The centre of Wantage is located at position 51.58829° latitude and -1.42569° longitude.
The centre of Wantage is located at the grid reference easting 439885 and northing 187871 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Wantage relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Wantage to the centre of the town.
Position of Wantage relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Wantage to the centre of the city.