Where is Closeburn?

Closeburn is located in the county of Dumfries, Scotland, 11 miles north-west of the town of Dumfries, 39 miles north-west of the major city of Carlisle, 56 miles south-west of Edinburgh, 259 miles north of Cardiff, and 296 miles north-west of London. Closeburn lies six miles south of the Lanarkshire border, and was historically in the county of Dumfriesshire. Closeburn falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG3 postcode district. The post town for Closeburn is Thornhill.

Closeburn on a map

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

Which county is Closeburn in?

Closeburn is in the ceremonial county of Dumfries, the historic county of Dumfriesshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.

Ceremonial CountyDumfries
Historic CountyDumfriesshire
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway

Where is Closeburn in Dumfries?

Closeburn is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Dumfries, and towards the westernmost extremity of Dumfries.

Location of Closeburn within Dumfries

What is the postcode for Closeburn?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Closeburn is DG3 5HU.

Where is Closeburn in DG3?

Closeburn is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the DG3 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the DG3 postcode district.

Location of Closeburn within DG3

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What is the post town for Closeburn?

The post town for Closeburn is Thornhill. Closeburn is in the DG3 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Thornhill.

What is the latitude and longitude of Closeburn?

The centre of Closeburn is located at position 55.21177° latitude and -3.73875° longitude.

Latitude55.21177°
Longitude-3.73875°

What is the easting and northing of Closeburn?

The centre of Closeburn is located at the grid reference easting 289462 and northing 592216 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting289462
Northing592216

What are the nearest towns to Closeburn?

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

11m
Closeburn is 11 miles north-west of Dumfries
13m
Closeburn is 13 miles south-east of Sanquhar
13m
Closeburn is 13 miles north-west of Lochmaben
14m
Closeburn is 14 miles south-west of Moffat
16m
Closeburn is 16 miles north-west of Lockerbie
19m
Closeburn is 19 miles north-east of New Galloway
20m
Closeburn is 20 miles north of Dalbeattie
20m
Closeburn is 20 miles north-east of Castle Douglas
24m
Closeburn is 24 miles north-west of Annan
27m
Closeburn is 27 miles south-east of Cumnock

What are the nearest cities to Closeburn?

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

39m
Closeburn is 39 miles north-west of Carlisle
49m
Closeburn is 49 miles south of Glasgow
56m
Closeburn is 56 miles south-west of Edinburgh
63m
Closeburn is 63 miles south of Stirling
83m
Closeburn is 83 miles south of Perth
86m
Closeburn is 86 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
89m
Closeburn is 89 miles north-west of Lancaster
91m
Closeburn is 91 miles west of Durham
91m
Closeburn is 91 miles south of Dundee
96m
Closeburn is 96 miles west of Sunderland

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