Where is Creetown?

Creetown is located in the county of Wigtown, Scotland, four miles north-east of the town of Wigtown, 58 miles west of the major city of Carlisle, 87 miles south-west of Edinburgh, 242 miles north of Cardiff, and 293 miles north-west of London. Creetown lies three miles south-west of the The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright border, and was historically in the county of Kirkcudbrightshire. Creetown falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG8 postcode district. The post town for Creetown is Newton Stewart.

Creetown on a map

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

Which county is Creetown in?

Creetown is in the ceremonial county of Wigtown, the historic county of Kirkcudbrightshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.

Ceremonial CountyWigtown
Historic CountyKirkcudbrightshire
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway

Where is Creetown in Wigtown?

Creetown is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Wigtown, and towards the easternmost extremity of Wigtown.

Location of Creetown within Wigtown

What is the postcode for Creetown?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Creetown is DG8 7JA.

Where is Creetown in DG8?

Creetown is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the DG8 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the DG8 postcode district.

Location of Creetown within DG8

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What is the post town for Creetown?

The post town for Creetown is Newton Stewart. Creetown is in the DG8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Newton Stewart.

What is the latitude and longitude of Creetown?

The centre of Creetown is located at position 54.90129° latitude and -4.37904° longitude.

Latitude54.90129°
Longitude-4.37904°

What is the easting and northing of Creetown?

The centre of Creetown is located at the grid reference easting 247551 and northing 558878 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting247551
Northing558878

What are the nearest towns to Creetown?

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

4m
Creetown is 4 miles north-east of Wigtown
6m
Creetown is 6 miles south-east of Newton Stewart
8m
Creetown is 8 miles west of Gatehouse of Fleet
12m
Creetown is 12 miles north of Whithorn
14m
Creetown is 14 miles west of Kirkcudbright
15m
Creetown is 15 miles south-west of New Galloway
18m
Creetown is 18 miles west of Castle Douglas
22m
Creetown is 22 miles west of Dalbeattie
26m
Creetown is 26 miles east of Stranraer
30m
Creetown is 30 miles south-east of Girvan

What are the nearest cities to Creetown?

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

58m
Creetown is 58 miles west of Carlisle
67m
Creetown is 67 miles south of Glasgow
86m
Creetown is 86 miles south of Stirling
87m
Creetown is 87 miles south-west of Edinburgh
87m
Creetown is 87 miles north-west of Lancaster
104m
Creetown is 104 miles north-west of Preston
110m
Creetown is 110 miles south of Perth
110m
Creetown is 110 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
112m
Creetown is 112 miles west of Durham
116m
Creetown is 116 miles north of Bangor

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