Where is West Chaldon?

West Chaldon is located in the county of Dorset, South West England, seven miles east of the town of Weymouth, 16 miles west of the major town of Poole, 69 miles south-east of Cardiff, and 113 miles south-west of London. West Chaldon falls within the district council of Purbeck, under the county council of Dorset. It is in the DT2 postcode district. The post town for West Chaldon is Dorchester.

West Chaldon on a map

Bounding box showing extent of West Chaldon
Location of West Chaldon within the UK

Which county is West Chaldon in?

West Chaldon 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 West Chaldon in Dorset?

West Chaldon is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Dorset, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Dorset.

Location of West Chaldon within Dorset

What is the postcode for West Chaldon?

The nearest postcode to the centre of West Chaldon is DT2 8DP.

Where is West Chaldon in DT2?

West Chaldon is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the DT2 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the DT2 postcode district.

Location of West Chaldon within DT2

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What is the post town for West Chaldon?

The post town for West Chaldon is Dorchester. West Chaldon is in the DT2 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Dorchester.

What is the latitude and longitude of West Chaldon?

The centre of West Chaldon is located at position 50.64443° latitude and -2.31531° longitude.

Latitude50.64443°
Longitude-2.31531°

What is the easting and northing of West Chaldon?

The centre of West Chaldon is located at the grid reference easting 377802 and northing 82796 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting377802
Northing82796

What are the nearest towns to West Chaldon?

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

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West Chaldon is 7 miles east of Weymouth
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West Chaldon is 7 miles south-east of Dorchester
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West Chaldon is 8 miles north-east of Fortuneswell
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West Chaldon is 8 miles east of Chickerell
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West Chaldon is 9 miles west of Wareham
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West Chaldon is 16 miles west of Poole
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West Chaldon is 16 miles west of Swanage
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West Chaldon is 16 miles south-west of Blandford Forum
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West Chaldon is 18 miles south-west of Wimborne Minster
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West Chaldon is 20 miles south of Sturminster Newton

What are the nearest cities to West Chaldon?

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

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West Chaldon is 37 miles south-west of Salisbury
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West Chaldon is 42 miles south of Wells
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West Chaldon is 44 miles south-west of Southampton
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West Chaldon is 51 miles south of Bath
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West Chaldon is 53 miles south-west of Winchester
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West Chaldon is 54 miles east of Exeter
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West Chaldon is 55 miles west of Portsmouth
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West Chaldon is 57 miles south of Bristol
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West Chaldon is 69 miles west of Chichester
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West Chaldon is 69 miles south-east of Cardiff