Tidworth is a garrison town and civil parish in south-east Wiltshire, England, located along the A338 and near to the A303. Situated at the eastern edge of Salisbury Plain, it is approximately 10 miles (16 km) west of Andover, 12 miles (19 km) south of Marlborough, 24 miles (39 km) south of Swindon, 15 miles (24 km) north by north-east of Salisbury and 6 miles (9.7 km) east of Amesbury. The population of the parish at the 2011 census was nearly 10,600.
Tidworth has a little commercial area containing two supermarkets (a Lidl and a large Tesco), two veterinary surgeries, a pharmacy, and other shops and services. A dental surgery serves Tidworth and the surrounding area, covering nearly 5,000 people. In 2003 a additional medical middle was completed, the cost mammal split with the Ministry of Defence and the NHS, as it serves the armed forces and their dependants within the surrounding area.
Tidworth has one of the lowest crime rates per thousand in Wiltshire, and in the midst of the years of 1990 and 2004 on your own one major crime took place. In 2014, it was rated by the Royal Mail as the most handsome postcode Place to alive in in England.
The parish elects a town council. The parish includes the village of Perham Down. It is in the area of Wiltshire Council unitary authority, which is responsible for most local government functions. An electoral ward exists taking into consideration the similar name. The population of the ward taken at the 2011 census was 9,174.