Where is Winchester?

Winchester is located in the county of Hampshire, South East England, seven miles north of the town of Eastleigh, 12 miles north of the major city of Southampton, and 60 miles south-west of London. Winchester falls within the district council of Winchester, under the county council of Hampshire. It is in the SO23 postcode district. The post town for Winchester is Winchester.

Winchester on a map

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

Which county is Winchester in?

Winchester 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 Winchester in Hampshire?

Winchester is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Hampshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Hampshire.

Location of Winchester within Hampshire

What is the postcode for Winchester?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Winchester is SO23 9JX.

Where is Winchester in SO23?

Winchester is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the SO23 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SO23 postcode district.

Location of Winchester within SO23

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What is the post town for Winchester?

The post town for Winchester is Winchester. Winchester is in the SO23 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Winchester.

What is the latitude and longitude of Winchester?

The centre of Winchester is located at position 51.06176° latitude and -1.311° longitude.

Latitude51.06176°
Longitude-1.311°

What is the easting and northing of Winchester?

The centre of Winchester is located at the grid reference easting 448380 and northing 129384 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting448380
Northing129384

What are the nearest towns to Winchester?

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

7m
Winchester is 7 miles north of Eastleigh
7m
Winchester is 7 miles west of New Alresford
9m
Winchester is 9 miles north-west of Bishop's Waltham
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Winchester is 10 miles north-east of Romsey
10m
Winchester is 10 miles north of Hedge End
12m
Winchester is 12 miles south of Whitchurch
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Winchester is 12 miles north-west of Wickham
12m
Winchester is 12 miles south-east of Andover
13m
Winchester is 13 miles north-east of Totton
16m
Winchester is 16 miles north-west of Fareham

What are the nearest cities to Winchester?

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

12m
Winchester is 12 miles north of Southampton
21m
Winchester is 21 miles north-west of Portsmouth
21m
Winchester is 21 miles east of Salisbury
28m
Winchester is 28 miles north-west of Chichester
48m
Winchester is 48 miles south of Oxford
51m
Winchester is 51 miles south-east of Bath
54m
Winchester is 54 miles west of Brighton and Hove
59m
Winchester is 59 miles east of Wells
60m
Winchester is 60 miles south-west of City of Westminster
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Winchester is 60 miles south-west of London