Where is Aird?

Aird is located in the county of Wigtown, Scotland, two miles east of the town of Stranraer, 73 miles south-west of the major city of Glasgow, 101 miles south-west of Edinburgh, 248 miles north of Cardiff, and 308 miles north-west of London. Aird was historically in the county of Wigtownshire. Aird falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG9 postcode district. The post town for Aird is Stranraer.

Aird on a map

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

Which county is Aird in?

Aird is in the ceremonial county of Wigtown, the historic county of Wigtownshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.

Ceremonial CountyWigtown
Historic CountyWigtownshire
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway

Where is Aird in Wigtown?

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

Location of Aird within Wigtown

What is the postcode for Aird?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Aird is DG9 8RX.

Where is Aird in DG9?

Aird is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the DG9 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DG9 postcode district.

Location of Aird within DG9

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What is the post town for Aird?

The post town for Aird is Stranraer. Aird is in the DG9 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Stranraer.

What is the latitude and longitude of Aird?

The centre of Aird is located at position 54.89954° latitude and -4.9704° longitude.

Latitude54.89954°
Longitude-4.9704°

What is the easting and northing of Aird?

The centre of Aird is located at the grid reference easting 209635 and northing 560131 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting209635
Northing560131

What are the nearest towns to Aird?

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

2m
Aird is 2 miles east of Stranraer
20m
Aird is 20 miles west of Newton Stewart
21m
Aird is 21 miles west of Wigtown
24m
Aird is 24 miles south of Girvan
25m
Aird is 25 miles north-west of Whithorn
31m
Aird is 31 miles west of Gatehouse of Fleet
34m
Aird is 34 miles south of Maybole
35m
Aird is 35 miles west of New Galloway
37m
Aird is 37 miles west of Kirkcudbright
41m
Aird is 41 miles south of Ayr

What are the nearest cities to Aird?

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

73m
Aird is 73 miles south-west of Glasgow
81m
Aird is 81 miles west of Carlisle
93m
Aird is 93 miles south-west of Stirling
101m
Aird is 101 miles south-west of Edinburgh
105m
Aird is 105 miles north-west of Lancaster
120m
Aird is 120 miles south-west of Perth
121m
Aird is 121 miles north of Bangor
121m
Aird is 121 miles north-west of Preston
129m
Aird is 129 miles north-west of St Asaph
131m
Aird is 131 miles north-west of Liverpool

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