Wareham is located in the county of Dorset, South West England, six miles west of the major town of Poole, 72 miles south-east of Cardiff, and 104 miles south-west of London. Wareham falls within the district council of Purbeck, under the county council of Dorset. It is in the BH20 postcode district. The post town for Wareham is Wareham.
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Wareham is in the ceremonial county of Dorset, the historic county of Dorset, and the administrative county of Dorset.
Wareham is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Dorset, and towards the easternmost extremity of Dorset.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Wareham is BH20 4NS.
Wareham is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the BH20 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the BH20 postcode district.
The post town for Wareham is Wareham. Wareham is in the BH20 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wareham.
The centre of Wareham is located at position 50.68601° latitude and -2.10989° longitude.
The centre of Wareham is located at the grid reference easting 392333 and northing 87378 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Wareham relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Wareham to the centre of the town.
Position of Wareham relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Wareham to the centre of the city.