Clachan is located in the county of Argyll and Bute, Scotland, six miles north-east of the town of Inveraray, 39 miles north-west of the major city of Glasgow, 71 miles west of Edinburgh, 339 miles north of Cardiff, and 383 miles north-west of London. Clachan lies four miles north-west of the Dunbartonshire border, and was historically in the county of Argyllshire. Clachan falls within the unitary authority of Argyll and Bute. It is in the PA26 postcode district. The post town for Clachan is Cairndow.
Clachan is in the ceremonial county of Argyll and Bute, the historic county of Argyllshire, and the administrative county of Argyll and Bute.
|Ceremonial County||Argyll and Bute|
|Administrative County||Argyll and Bute|
Clachan is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Argyll and Bute, and towards the easternmost extremity of Argyll and Bute.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Clachan is PA26 8BL.
Clachan is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the PA26 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the PA26 postcode district.
The post town for Clachan is Cairndow. Clachan is in the PA26 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Cairndow.
The centre of Clachan is located at position 56.27202° latitude and -4.9284° longitude.
The centre of Clachan is located at the grid reference easting 218770 and northing 712694 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Clachan relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Clachan to the centre of the town.
Position of Clachan relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Clachan to the centre of the city.