Where is Collin?

Collin is located in the county of Dumfries, Scotland, three miles east of the town of Dumfries, 26 miles north-west of the major city of Carlisle, 63 miles south of Edinburgh, 249 miles north of Cardiff, and 283 miles north-west of London. Collin lies six miles east of the The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright border, and was historically in the county of Dumfriesshire. Collin falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG1 postcode district. The post town for Collin is Dumfries.

Collin on a map

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

Which county is Collin in?

Collin 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 Collin in Dumfries?

Collin is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Dumfries, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Dumfries.

Location of Collin within Dumfries

What is the postcode for Collin?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Collin is DG1 4JE.

Where is Collin in DG1?

Collin is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the DG1 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DG1 postcode district.

Location of Collin within DG1

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What is the post town for Collin?

The post town for Collin is Dumfries. Collin is in the DG1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Dumfries.

What is the latitude and longitude of Collin?

The centre of Collin is located at position 55.06879° latitude and -3.52399° longitude.

Latitude55.06879°
Longitude-3.52399°

What is the easting and northing of Collin?

The centre of Collin is located at the grid reference easting 302779 and northing 575987 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting302779
Northing575987

What are the nearest towns to Collin?

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

3m
Collin is 3 miles east of Dumfries
5m
Collin is 5 miles south-west of Lochmaben
8m
Collin is 8 miles south-west of Lockerbie
12m
Collin is 12 miles north-west of Annan
15m
Collin is 15 miles north of Silloth
15m
Collin is 15 miles north-east of Dalbeattie
18m
Collin is 18 miles north-east of Castle Douglas
19m
Collin is 19 miles south of Moffat
22m
Collin is 22 miles west of Langholm
22m
Collin is 22 miles north-west of Wigton

What are the nearest cities to Collin?

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

26m
Collin is 26 miles north-west of Carlisle
62m
Collin is 62 miles south-east of Glasgow
63m
Collin is 63 miles south of Edinburgh
74m
Collin is 74 miles south of Stirling
76m
Collin is 76 miles north of Lancaster
76m
Collin is 76 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
80m
Collin is 80 miles west of Durham
86m
Collin is 86 miles west of Sunderland
92m
Collin is 92 miles south of Perth
96m
Collin is 96 miles north of Preston

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