Where is Witney?

Witney is located in the county of Oxfordshire, South East England, five miles east of the town of Carterton, ten miles west of the major city of Oxford, and 61 miles west of London. Witney falls within the district council of West Oxfordshire, under the county council of Oxfordshire. It is in the OX28 postcode district. The post town for Witney is Witney.

Witney on a map

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

Which county is Witney in?

Witney is in the ceremonial county of Oxfordshire, the historic county of Oxfordshire, and the administrative county of Oxfordshire.

Ceremonial CountyOxfordshire
Historic CountyOxfordshire
Administrative CountyOxfordshire

Where is Witney in Oxfordshire?

Witney is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Oxfordshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Oxfordshire.

Location of Witney within Oxfordshire

What is the postcode for Witney?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Witney is OX28 6HG.

Where is Witney in OX28?

Witney is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the OX28 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the OX28 postcode district.

Location of Witney within OX28

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What is the post town for Witney?

The post town for Witney is Witney. Witney is in the OX28 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Witney.

What is the latitude and longitude of Witney?

The centre of Witney is located at position 51.78642° latitude and -1.48482° longitude.

Latitude51.78642°
Longitude-1.48482°

What is the easting and northing of Witney?

The centre of Witney is located at the grid reference easting 435633 and northing 209876 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting435633
Northing209876

What are the nearest towns to Witney?

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

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Witney is 5 miles east of Carterton
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Witney is 6 miles south of Charlbury
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Witney is 7 miles east of Burford
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Witney is 7 miles south-west of Woodstock
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Witney is 9 miles west of Kidlington
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Witney is 10 miles north-east of Faringdon
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Witney is 11 miles north-east of Lechlade-on-Thames
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Witney is 11 miles south of Chipping Norton
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Witney is 12 miles north-west of Abingdon-on-Thames
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Witney is 14 miles north-east of Fairford

What are the nearest cities to Witney?

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

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Witney is 10 miles west of Oxford
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Witney is 33 miles east of Gloucester
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Witney is 42 miles south-east of Worcester
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Witney is 43 miles south of Coventry
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Witney is 47 miles north-east of Bath
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Witney is 49 miles west of St Albans
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Witney is 51 miles north of Winchester
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Witney is 51 miles south of Birmingham
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Witney is 51 miles north of Salisbury
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Witney is 53 miles north-east of Bristol