Where is Birdston?

Birdston is located in the county of Dunbartonshire, Scotland, one mile north of the town of Kirkintilloch, seven miles north-east of the major city of Glasgow, 38 miles west of Edinburgh, 312 miles north of Cardiff, and 348 miles north-west of London. Birdston lies three miles north-west of the Lanarkshire border, and was historically in the county of Stirlingshire. Birdston falls within the unitary authority of East Dunbartonshire. It is in the G66 postcode district. The post town for Birdston is Glasgow.

Birdston on a map

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

Which county is Birdston in?

Birdston is in the ceremonial county of Dunbartonshire, the historic county of Stirlingshire, and the administrative county of East Dunbartonshire.

Ceremonial CountyDunbartonshire
Historic CountyStirlingshire
Administrative CountyEast Dunbartonshire

Where is Birdston in Dunbartonshire?

Birdston is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Dunbartonshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Dunbartonshire.

Location of Birdston within Dunbartonshire

What is the postcode for Birdston?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Birdston is G66 1RW.

Where is Birdston in G66?

Birdston is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the G66 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the G66 postcode district.

Location of Birdston within G66

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What is the post town for Birdston?

The post town for Birdston is Glasgow. Birdston is in the G66 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Glasgow.

What is the latitude and longitude of Birdston?

The centre of Birdston is located at position 55.95246° latitude and -4.15725° longitude.

Latitude55.95246°
Longitude-4.15725°

What is the easting and northing of Birdston?

The centre of Birdston is located at the grid reference easting 265398 and northing 675372 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting265398
Northing675372

What are the nearest towns to Birdston?

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

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Birdston is 1 mile north of Kirkintilloch
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Birdston is 4 miles north-east of Bishopbriggs
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Birdston is 4 miles south-west of Kilsyth
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Birdston is 6 miles east of Milngavie
6m
Birdston is 6 miles west of Cumbernauld
7m
Birdston is 7 miles east of Bearsden
8m
Birdston is 8 miles north-west of Coatbridge
9m
Birdston is 9 miles north of Rutherglen
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Birdston is 9 miles north-west of Airdrie
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Birdston is 10 miles north of Uddingston

What are the nearest cities to Birdston?

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

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Birdston is 7 miles north-east of Glasgow
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Birdston is 14 miles south-west of Stirling
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Birdston is 38 miles west of Edinburgh
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Birdston is 41 miles south-west of Perth
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Birdston is 58 miles south-west of Dundee
88m
Birdston is 88 miles north-west of Carlisle
106m
Birdston is 106 miles south of Inverness
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Birdston is 114 miles south-west of Aberdeen
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Birdston is 121 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
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Birdston is 130 miles north-west of Durham

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