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 is in the ceremonial county of Renfrewshire, the historic county of Renfrewshire, and the administrative county of East Renfrewshire.
Barrhead is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Renfrewshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Renfrewshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Barrhead is G78 1SG.
Barrhead is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the G78 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the G78 postcode district.
The post town for Barrhead is Glasgow. Barrhead is in the G78 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Glasgow.
The centre of Barrhead is located at position 55.8008° latitude and -4.38961° longitude.
The centre of Barrhead is located at the grid reference easting 250309 and northing 658975 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Barrhead relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Barrhead to the centre of the town.
Position of Barrhead relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Barrhead to the centre of the city.