Where is Colvend?

Colvend is located in the county of The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, Scotland, five miles south-east of the town of Dalbeattie, 33 miles west of the major city of Carlisle, 78 miles south of Edinburgh, 236 miles north of Cardiff, and 277 miles north-west of London. Colvend lies three miles south-west of the Dumfries border, and was historically in the county of Kirkcudbrightshire. Colvend falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG5 postcode district. The post town for Colvend is Dalbeattie.

Colvend on a map

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

Which county is Colvend in?

Colvend is in the ceremonial county of The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, the historic county of Kirkcudbrightshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.

Ceremonial CountyThe Stewartry of Kirkcudbright
Historic CountyKirkcudbrightshire
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway

Where is Colvend in The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright?

Colvend is situated towards the southernmost extremity of The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, and towards the easternmost extremity of The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright.

Location of Colvend within The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright

What is the postcode for Colvend?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Colvend is DG5 4QD.

Where is Colvend in DG5?

Colvend is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the DG5 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DG5 postcode district.

Location of Colvend within DG5

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What is the post town for Colvend?

The post town for Colvend is Dalbeattie. Colvend is in the DG5 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Dalbeattie.

What is the latitude and longitude of Colvend?

The centre of Colvend is located at position 54.87359° latitude and -3.76574° longitude.

Latitude54.87359°
Longitude-3.76574°

What is the easting and northing of Colvend?

The centre of Colvend is located at the grid reference easting 286794 and northing 554631 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting286794
Northing554631

What are the nearest towns to Colvend?

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

5m
Colvend is 5 miles south-east of Dalbeattie
8m
Colvend is 8 miles south-east of Castle Douglas
12m
Colvend is 12 miles east of Kirkcudbright
15m
Colvend is 15 miles south-west of Dumfries
15m
Colvend is 15 miles west of Silloth
15m
Colvend is 15 miles north-west of Maryport
17m
Colvend is 17 miles east of Gatehouse of Fleet
18m
Colvend is 18 miles north-west of Workington
19m
Colvend is 19 miles north-west of Aspatria
20m
Colvend is 20 miles south-east of New Galloway

What are the nearest cities to Colvend?

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

33m
Colvend is 33 miles west of Carlisle
69m
Colvend is 69 miles north-west of Lancaster
71m
Colvend is 71 miles south of Glasgow
78m
Colvend is 78 miles south of Edinburgh
86m
Colvend is 86 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
86m
Colvend is 86 miles south of Stirling
87m
Colvend is 87 miles west of Durham
88m
Colvend is 88 miles north-west of Preston
95m
Colvend is 95 miles west of Sunderland
104m
Colvend is 104 miles north-west of Ripon

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