Where is Balfron?

Balfron is located in the county of Stirling and Falkirk, Scotland, nine miles north of the town of Milngavie, 15 miles north of the major city of Glasgow, 45 miles west of Edinburgh, 321 miles north of Cardiff, and 359 miles north-west of London. Balfron lies three miles east of the Dunbartonshire border, and was historically in the county of Stirlingshire. Balfron falls within the unitary authority of Stirling. It is in the G63 postcode district. The post town for Balfron is Glasgow.

Balfron on a map

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

Which county is Balfron in?

Balfron is in the ceremonial county of Stirling and Falkirk, the historic county of Stirlingshire, and the administrative county of Stirling.

Ceremonial CountyStirling and Falkirk
Historic CountyStirlingshire
Administrative CountyStirling

Where is Balfron in Stirling and Falkirk?

Balfron is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Stirling and Falkirk, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Stirling and Falkirk.

Location of Balfron within Stirling and Falkirk

What is the postcode for Balfron?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Balfron is G63 0TR.

Where is Balfron in G63?

Balfron is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the G63 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the G63 postcode district.

Location of Balfron within G63

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What is the post town for Balfron?

The post town for Balfron is Glasgow. Balfron is in the G63 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Glasgow.

What is the latitude and longitude of Balfron?

The centre of Balfron is located at position 56.06889° latitude and -4.33589° longitude.

Latitude56.06889°
Longitude-4.33589°

What is the easting and northing of Balfron?

The centre of Balfron is located at the grid reference easting 254684 and northing 688690 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting254684
Northing688690

What are the nearest towns to Balfron?

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

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Balfron is 9 miles north of Milngavie
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Balfron is 10 miles north of Bearsden
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Balfron is 11 miles north-east of Alexandria
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Balfron is 11 miles north-west of Kirkintilloch
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Balfron is 12 miles north of Clydebank
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Balfron is 12 miles north of Bishopbriggs
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Balfron is 12 miles north-east of Erskine
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Balfron is 12 miles north-east of Dumbarton
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Balfron is 12 miles north-west of Kilsyth
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Balfron is 13 miles south-west of Callander

What are the nearest cities to Balfron?

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

15m
Balfron is 15 miles north of Glasgow
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Balfron is 16 miles west of Stirling
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Balfron is 41 miles south-west of Perth
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Balfron is 45 miles west of Edinburgh
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Balfron is 59 miles south-west of Dundee
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Balfron is 98 miles south of Inverness
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Balfron is 98 miles north-west of Carlisle
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Balfron is 114 miles south-west of Aberdeen
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Balfron is 131 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
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Balfron is 140 miles north-west of Durham

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