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Where is Bolton?

Bolton is located in the county of East Lothian, Scotland, two miles south of the town of Haddington, 38 miles south of the major city of Dundee, 16 miles east of Edinburgh, 307 miles north of Cardiff, and 323 miles north of London. Bolton lies five miles north of the Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale border. Bolton falls within the unitary authority of East Lothian. It is in the EH41 postcode district. The post town for Bolton is Haddington.

Bolton on a map

Map showing extent of Bolton as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Bolton
Map showing location of Bolton within the UK
Location of Bolton within the UK

Which county is Bolton in?

Bolton is in the ceremonial county of East Lothian, the historic county of East Lothian, and the administrative county of East Lothian.

Ceremonial CountyEast Lothian
Historic CountyEast Lothian
Administrative CountyEast Lothian

Where is Bolton in East Lothian?

Bolton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of East Lothian, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of East Lothian.

Location of Bolton within East Lothian
Location of Bolton within East Lothian

What is the postcode for Bolton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Bolton is EH41 4HL.

Where is Bolton in EH41?

Bolton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the EH41 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the EH41 postcode district.

Location of Bolton within EH41
Location of Bolton within EH41

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What is the post town for Bolton?

The post town for Bolton is Haddington. Bolton is in the EH41 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Haddington.

What is the latitude and longitude of Bolton?

The centre of Bolton is located at position 55.92046° latitude and -2.79091° longitude.

Latitude55.92046°
Longitude-2.79091°

What is the easting and northing of Bolton?

The centre of Bolton is located at the grid reference easting 350669 and northing 669991 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting350669
Northing669991

What are the nearest towns to Bolton?

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

south
2m
Bolton is 2 miles south of Haddington
east
7m
Bolton is 7 miles east of Tranent
south-west
7m
Bolton is 7 miles south-west of East Linton
south-east
7m
Bolton is 7 miles south-east of Cockenzie and Port Seton
east
8m
Bolton is 8 miles east of Prestonpans
south
10m
Bolton is 10 miles south of North Berwick
east
10m
Bolton is 10 miles east of Musselburgh
east
11m
Bolton is 11 miles east of Dalkeith
south-west
12m
Bolton is 12 miles south-west of Dunbar
east
13m
Bolton is 13 miles east of Bonnyrigg

What are the nearest cities to Bolton?

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

east
16m
Bolton is 16 miles east of Edinburgh
south
38m
Bolton is 38 miles south of Dundee
south-east
41m
Bolton is 41 miles south-east of Perth
east
46m
Bolton is 46 miles east of Stirling
east
56m
Bolton is 56 miles east of Glasgow
north
71m
Bolton is 71 miles north of Carlisle
north-west
80m
Bolton is 80 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
south
89m
Bolton is 89 miles south of Aberdeen
north-west
90m
Bolton is 90 miles north-west of Sunderland
north-west
92m
Bolton is 92 miles north-west of Durham

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