Burnhead is located in the county of Dumfries, Scotland, ten miles south-east of the town of Sanquhar, 42 miles north-west of the major city of Carlisle, 55 miles south-west of Edinburgh, 261 miles north of Cardiff, and 299 miles north-west of London. Burnhead lies six miles south of the Lanarkshire border, and was historically in the county of Dumfriesshire. Burnhead falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG3 postcode district. The post town for Burnhead is Thornhill.
Burnhead is in the ceremonial county of Dumfries, the historic county of Dumfriesshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.
|Administrative County||Dumfries and Galloway|
Burnhead is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Dumfries, and towards the westernmost extremity of Dumfries.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Burnhead is DG3 4AD.
Burnhead is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the DG3 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DG3 postcode district.
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The post town for Burnhead is Thornhill. Burnhead is in the DG3 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Thornhill.
The centre of Burnhead is located at position 55.24089° latitude and -3.79128° longitude.
The centre of Burnhead is located at the grid reference easting 286203 and northing 595540 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Burnhead relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Burnhead to the centre of the town.
Position of Burnhead relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Burnhead to the centre of the city.