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Towns on the Isle of Wight

This is a list of towns and villages in the county of Isle of Wight, England.


Towns[edit]

There are nine main towns, most located along the north and east coasts. By greater area population, Ryde is the largest with a population of 32,072. Newport is the centrally located county town, with an area population of 25,496. Most settlements link to Newport by road, which is a hub for island services. There are no settlements with city status; the nearest city is Portsmouth, five miles north-east, then Southampton, ten miles north of Cowes.

An aerial photograph showing the towns of Newport and Cowes
Town2011 Population[1]OS Grid ReferencePost townPostal code
Newport25,496SZ502893NEWPORTPO30
Brading1,800SZ607870SANDOWNPO36
Cowes10,405SZ496962COWESPO31
East Cowes7,010SZ502957EAST COWESPO32
Ryde32,072SZ591923RYDEPO33
Sandown12,302SZ600843SANDOWNPO36
Shanklin9,072SZ584816SHANKLINPO37
Ventnor5,976SZ562775VENTNORPO38
Yarmouth865SZ356896YARMOUTHPO41

Villages[edit]

A self-descriptive definition of a village is adopted here.

  • Wootton and Wootton Bridge
  • Godshill

  • Whitwell

  • Brighstone

  • Chale

Hamlets and other places[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^'Nomis Official Labour Market Statistics'. UK Office for National Statistics.

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Populated places on the Isle of Wight.
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  • Isle of Wight Towns & Villages, Isle of Wight Time, Greenwich Mean Time website
  • Place Name Index, Wightcam- Photographically Illustrated Walks on the Isle of Wight
  • The Villages and Towns of the Isle of Wight, Southern Life (UK) website; History of the Villages of Hampshire, Dorset and Isle of Wight Counties.
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Towns on the Isle of Wight

This is a list of towns and villages in the county of Isle of Wight, England.


Towns[edit]

There are nine main towns, most located along the north and east coasts. By greater area population, Ryde is the largest with a population of 32,072. Newport is the centrally located county town, with an area population of 25,496. Most settlements link to Newport by road, which is a hub for island services. There are no settlements with city status; the nearest city is Portsmouth, five miles north-east, then Southampton, ten miles north of Cowes.

An aerial photograph showing the towns of Newport and Cowes
Town2011 Population[1]OS Grid ReferencePost townPostal code
Newport25,496SZ502893NEWPORTPO30
Brading1,800SZ607870SANDOWNPO36
Cowes10,405SZ496962COWESPO31
East Cowes7,010SZ502957EAST COWESPO32
Ryde32,072SZ591923RYDEPO33
Sandown12,302SZ600843SANDOWNPO36
Shanklin9,072SZ584816SHANKLINPO37
Ventnor5,976SZ562775VENTNORPO38
Yarmouth865SZ356896YARMOUTHPO41

Villages[edit]

A self-descriptive definition of a village is adopted here.

  • Wootton and Wootton Bridge
  • Godshill

  • Whitwell

  • Brighstone

  • Chale

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Hamlets and other places[edit]

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^'Nomis Official Labour Market Statistics'. UK Office for National Statistics.

External links[edit]

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Wikimedia Commons has media related to Populated places on the Isle of Wight.
  • Isle of Wight Towns & Villages, Isle of Wight Time, Greenwich Mean Time website
  • Place Name Index, Wightcam- Photographically Illustrated Walks on the Isle of Wight
  • The Villages and Towns of the Isle of Wight, Southern Life (UK) website; History of the Villages of Hampshire, Dorset and Isle of Wight Counties.

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