Cowes

town on the Isle of Wight, England

Cowes is an English seaport town on the Isle of Wight, an island south of Southampton. Cowes is on the west bank of the estuary of the River Medina facing the smaller town of East Cowes on the east Bank. The western town is sometimes referred to as West Cowes where distinction is needed - such as at the two differing ferry landings.

Cowes
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Cowes Harbour
Population9,663 [1]
OS grid referenceSZ493958
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townCOWES
Postcode districtPO31
Dialling code01983
PoliceHampshire
FireIsle of Wight
AmbulanceIsle of Wight
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
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Isle of Wight

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