Barrachan is located in the county of Wigtown, Scotland, six miles south-west of the town of Wigtown, 65 miles west of the major city of Carlisle, 95 miles south-west of Edinburgh, 237 miles north of Cardiff, and 293 miles north-west of London. Barrachan was historically in the county of Wigtownshire. Barrachan falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG8 postcode district. The post town for Barrachan is Newton Stewart.
Barrachan is in the ceremonial county of Wigtown, the historic county of Wigtownshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.
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Barrachan is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Wigtown, and towards the easternmost extremity of Wigtown.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Barrachan is DG8 9NF.
Barrachan is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the DG8 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DG8 postcode district.
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The post town for Barrachan is Newton Stewart. Barrachan is in the DG8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Newton Stewart.
The centre of Barrachan is located at position 54.81405° latitude and -4.55028° longitude.
The centre of Barrachan is located at the grid reference easting 236220 and northing 549559 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Barrachan relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Barrachan to the centre of the town.
Position of Barrachan relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Barrachan to the centre of the city.