Where is Auchencairn?

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 on a map

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

Which county is Auchencairn in?

Auchencairn is in the ceremonial county of Dumfries, the historic county of Dumfriesshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.

Ceremonial CountyDumfries
Historic CountyDumfriesshire
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway

Where is Auchencairn in Dumfries?

Auchencairn is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Dumfries, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Dumfries.

Location of Auchencairn within Dumfries

What is the postcode for Auchencairn?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Auchencairn is DG1 1RE.

Where is Auchencairn in DG1?

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.

Location of Auchencairn within DG1

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What is the post town for Auchencairn?

The post town for Auchencairn is Dumfries. Auchencairn is in the DG1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Dumfries.

What is the latitude and longitude of Auchencairn?

The centre of Auchencairn is located at position 55.14686° latitude and -3.60289° longitude.

Latitude55.14686°
Longitude-3.60289°

What is the easting and northing of Auchencairn?

The centre of Auchencairn is located at the grid reference easting 297940 and northing 584786 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting297940
Northing584786

What are the nearest towns to Auchencairn?

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

5m
Auchencairn is 5 miles north of Dumfries
7m
Auchencairn is 7 miles west of Lochmaben
10m
Auchencairn is 10 miles west of Lockerbie
14m
Auchencairn is 14 miles south-west of Moffat
17m
Auchencairn is 17 miles north-east of Dalbeattie
17m
Auchencairn is 17 miles north-west of Annan
19m
Auchencairn is 19 miles north-east of Castle Douglas
20m
Auchencairn is 20 miles south-east of Sanquhar
21m
Auchencairn is 21 miles north-west of Silloth
22m
Auchencairn is 22 miles east of New Galloway

What are the nearest cities to Auchencairn?

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

32m
Auchencairn is 32 miles north-west of Carlisle
55m
Auchencairn is 55 miles south-east of Glasgow
58m
Auchencairn is 58 miles south of Edinburgh
68m
Auchencairn is 68 miles south of Stirling
80m
Auchencairn is 80 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
82m
Auchencairn is 82 miles north of Lancaster
84m
Auchencairn is 84 miles west of Durham
87m
Auchencairn is 87 miles south of Perth
90m
Auchencairn is 90 miles west of Sunderland
94m
Auchencairn is 94 miles south of Dundee

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