Auchencairn is located in the county of Dumfries, Scotland, five miles north of the town of Dumfries, 32 miles north-west of the major city of Carlisle, 58 miles south of Edinburgh, 254 miles north of Cardiff, and 289 miles north-west of London. Auchencairn lies seven miles north-east of the The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright border, and was historically in the county of Dumfriesshire. Auchencairn falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG1 postcode district. The post town for Auchencairn is Dumfries.
Auchencairn is in the ceremonial county of Dumfries, the historic county of Dumfriesshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.
|Administrative County||Dumfries and Galloway|
Auchencairn is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Dumfries, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Dumfries.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Auchencairn is DG1 1RE.
Auchencairn is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the DG1 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the DG1 postcode district.
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The post town for Auchencairn is Dumfries. Auchencairn is in the DG1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Dumfries.
The centre of Auchencairn is located at position 55.14686° latitude and -3.60289° longitude.
The centre of Auchencairn is located at the grid reference easting 297940 and northing 584786 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Auchencairn relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Auchencairn to the centre of the town.
Position of Auchencairn relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Auchencairn to the centre of the city.