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Where is Dalton?

Dalton is located in the county of Dumfries, Scotland, five miles south of the town of Lockerbie, 21 miles north-west of the major city of Carlisle, 63 miles south of Edinburgh, 247 miles north of Cardiff, and 279 miles north-west of London. Dalton was historically in the county of Dumfriesshire. Dalton falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG11 postcode district. The post town for Dalton is Lockerbie.

Dalton on a map

Map showing extent of Dalton as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Dalton
Map showing location of Dalton within the UK
Location of Dalton within the UK

Which county is Dalton in?

Dalton 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 Dalton in Dumfries?

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

Location of Dalton within Dumfries
Location of Dalton within Dumfries

What is the postcode for Dalton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Dalton is DG11 1DS.

Where is Dalton in DG11?

Dalton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the DG11 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DG11 postcode district.

Location of Dalton within DG11
Location of Dalton within DG11

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What is the post town for Dalton?

The post town for Dalton is Lockerbie. Dalton is in the DG11 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Lockerbie.

What is the latitude and longitude of Dalton?

The centre of Dalton is located at position 55.05295° latitude and -3.38783° longitude.

Latitude55.05295°
Longitude-3.38783°

What is the easting and northing of Dalton?

The centre of Dalton is located at the grid reference easting 311438 and northing 574042 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting311438
Northing574042

What are the nearest towns to Dalton?

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

south
5m
Dalton is 5 miles south of Lockerbie
south
6m
Dalton is 6 miles south of Lochmaben
north-west
7m
Dalton is 7 miles north-west of Annan
east
9m
Dalton is 9 miles east of Dumfries
north
13m
Dalton is 13 miles north of Silloth
west
17m
Dalton is 17 miles west of Longtown
south-west
17m
Dalton is 17 miles south-west of Langholm
north-west
18m
Dalton is 18 miles north-west of Wigton
north-east
19m
Dalton is 19 miles north-east of Dalbeattie
south
20m
Dalton is 20 miles south of Moffat

What are the nearest cities to Dalton?

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

north-west
21m
Dalton is 21 miles north-west of Carlisle
south
63m
Dalton is 63 miles south of Edinburgh
south-east
65m
Dalton is 65 miles south-east of Glasgow
west
71m
Dalton is 71 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
north
73m
Dalton is 73 miles north of Lancaster
west
74m
Dalton is 74 miles west of Durham
south
77m
Dalton is 77 miles south of Stirling
west
80m
Dalton is 80 miles west of Sunderland
south
93m
Dalton is 93 miles south of Perth
north
94m
Dalton is 94 miles north of Preston

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