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Where is Broxburn?

Broxburn is located in the county of East Lothian, Scotland, one mile south-east of the town of Dunbar, 37 miles south-east of the major city of Dundee, 27 miles east of Edinburgh, 313 miles north of Cardiff, and 324 miles north of London. Broxburn lies five miles north of the Berwickshire border. Broxburn falls within the unitary authority of East Lothian. It is in the EH42 postcode district. The post town for Broxburn is Dunbar.

Broxburn on a map

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

Which county is Broxburn in?

Broxburn 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 Broxburn in East Lothian?

Broxburn is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of East Lothian, and towards the easternmost extremity of East Lothian.

Location of Broxburn within East Lothian
Location of Broxburn within East Lothian

What is the postcode for Broxburn?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Broxburn is EH42 1QF.

Where is Broxburn in EH42?

Broxburn is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the EH42 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the EH42 postcode district.

Location of Broxburn within EH42
Location of Broxburn within EH42

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What is the post town for Broxburn?

The post town for Broxburn is Dunbar. Broxburn is in the EH42 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Dunbar.

What is the latitude and longitude of Broxburn?

The centre of Broxburn is located at position 55.98778° latitude and -2.49361° longitude.

Latitude55.98778°
Longitude-2.49361°

What is the easting and northing of Broxburn?

The centre of Broxburn is located at the grid reference easting 369303 and northing 677311 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting369303
Northing677311

What are the nearest towns to Broxburn?

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

south-east
1m
Broxburn is 1 mile south-east of Dunbar
east
6m
Broxburn is 6 miles east of East Linton
south-east
10m
Broxburn is 10 miles south-east of North Berwick
east
11m
Broxburn is 11 miles east of Haddington
north
16m
Broxburn is 16 miles north of Duns
north-west
18m
Broxburn is 18 miles north-west of Eyemouth
east
18m
Broxburn is 18 miles east of Cockenzie and Port Seton
south-east
18m
Broxburn is 18 miles south-east of Pittenweem
east
18m
Broxburn is 18 miles east of Tranent
south-east
18m
Broxburn is 18 miles south-east of Anstruther

What are the nearest cities to Broxburn?

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

east
27m
Broxburn is 27 miles east of Edinburgh
south-east
37m
Broxburn is 37 miles south-east of Dundee
south-east
46m
Broxburn is 46 miles south-east of Perth
east
56m
Broxburn is 56 miles east of Stirling
east
68m
Broxburn is 68 miles east of Glasgow
north
78m
Broxburn is 78 miles north of Carlisle
north-west
78m
Broxburn is 78 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
south
82m
Broxburn is 82 miles south of Aberdeen
north-west
87m
Broxburn is 87 miles north-west of Sunderland
north-west
91m
Broxburn is 91 miles north-west of Durham

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