Where is Barrhead?

Barrhead is located in the county of Renfrewshire, Scotland, three miles south-east of the town of Paisley, seven miles south-west of the major city of Glasgow, 48 miles west of Edinburgh, 303 miles north of Cardiff, and 344 miles north-west of London. Barrhead lies just south-west of the City of Glasgow border. Barrhead falls within the unitary authority of East Renfrewshire. It is in the G78 postcode district. The post town for Barrhead is Glasgow.

Barrhead on a map

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

Which county is Barrhead in?

Barrhead is in the ceremonial county of Renfrewshire, the historic county of Renfrewshire, and the administrative county of East Renfrewshire.

Ceremonial CountyRenfrewshire
Historic CountyRenfrewshire
Administrative CountyEast Renfrewshire

Where is Barrhead in Renfrewshire?

Barrhead is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Renfrewshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Renfrewshire.

Location of Barrhead within Renfrewshire

What is the postcode for Barrhead?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Barrhead is G78 1SG.

Where is Barrhead in G78?

Barrhead is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the G78 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the G78 postcode district.

Location of Barrhead within G78

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What is the post town for Barrhead?

The post town for Barrhead is Glasgow. Barrhead is in the G78 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Glasgow.

What is the latitude and longitude of Barrhead?

The centre of Barrhead is located at position 55.8008° latitude and -4.38961° longitude.

Latitude55.8008°
Longitude-4.38961°

What is the easting and northing of Barrhead?

The centre of Barrhead is located at the grid reference easting 250309 and northing 658975 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting250309
Northing658975

What are the nearest towns to Barrhead?

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

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Barrhead is 3 miles south-east of Paisley
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Barrhead is 5 miles south-east of Johnstone
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Barrhead is 5 miles south of Renfrew
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Barrhead is 7 miles west of Rutherglen
8m
Barrhead is 8 miles south of Clydebank
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Barrhead is 8 miles south of Erskine
8m
Barrhead is 8 miles south of Bearsden
9m
Barrhead is 9 miles west of East Kilbride
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Barrhead is 10 miles north-east of Stewarton
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Barrhead is 10 miles south-west of Bishopbriggs

What are the nearest cities to Barrhead?

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

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Barrhead is 7 miles south-west of Glasgow
28m
Barrhead is 28 miles south-west of Stirling
48m
Barrhead is 48 miles west of Edinburgh
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Barrhead is 55 miles south-west of Perth
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Barrhead is 71 miles south-west of Dundee
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Barrhead is 85 miles north-west of Carlisle
116m
Barrhead is 116 miles south of Inverness
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Barrhead is 123 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
128m
Barrhead is 128 miles south-west of Aberdeen
131m
Barrhead is 131 miles north-west of Durham

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