1. Carron

Where is Carron?

Carron is located in the county of Stirling and Falkirk, Scotland, two miles north of the town of Falkirk, 20 miles north-east of the major city of Glasgow, 24 miles west of Edinburgh, 315 miles north of Cardiff, and 346 miles north-west of London. Carron lies four miles south of the Clackmannan border, and was historically in the county of Stirlingshire. Carron falls within the unitary authority of Falkirk. It is in the FK2 postcode district. The post town for Carron is Falkirk.

Carron on a map

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

Which county is Carron in?

Carron is in the ceremonial county of Stirling and Falkirk, the historic county of Stirlingshire, and the administrative county of Falkirk.

Ceremonial CountyStirling and Falkirk
Historic CountyStirlingshire
Administrative CountyFalkirk

Where is Carron in Stirling and Falkirk?

Carron is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Stirling and Falkirk, and towards the easternmost extremity of Stirling and Falkirk.

Location of Carron within Stirling and Falkirk

What is the postcode for Carron?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Carron is FK2 8TW.

Where is Carron in FK2?

Carron is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the FK2 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the FK2 postcode district.

Location of Carron within FK2

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What is the post town for Carron?

The post town for Carron is Falkirk. Carron is in the FK2 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Falkirk.

What is the latitude and longitude of Carron?

The centre of Carron is located at position 56.02441° latitude and -3.79371° longitude.

Latitude56.02441°
Longitude-3.79371°

What is the easting and northing of Carron?

The centre of Carron is located at the grid reference easting 288303 and northing 682729 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting288303
Northing682729

What are the nearest towns to Carron?

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

2m
Carron is 2 miles north of Falkirk
3m
Carron is 3 miles west of Grangemouth
4m
Carron is 4 miles east of Denny
6m
Carron is 6 miles south of Clackmannan
6m
Carron is 6 miles south of Alloa
7m
Carron is 7 miles west of Culross
7m
Carron is 7 miles west of Bo'ness
8m
Carron is 8 miles north-west of Linlithgow
9m
Carron is 9 miles south of Alva
9m
Carron is 9 miles south of Tillicoultry

What are the nearest cities to Carron?

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

8m
Carron is 8 miles south-east of Stirling
20m
Carron is 20 miles north-east of Glasgow
24m
Carron is 24 miles west of Edinburgh
29m
Carron is 29 miles south-west of Perth
44m
Carron is 44 miles south-west of Dundee
85m
Carron is 85 miles north of Carlisle
101m
Carron is 101 miles south-west of Aberdeen
102m
Carron is 102 miles south of Inverness
112m
Carron is 112 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
122m
Carron is 122 miles north-west of Sunderland

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