Where is Dalton?

Dalton is located in the county of Lanarkshire, Scotland, two miles south-west of the town of Uddingston, six miles south-east of the major city of Glasgow, 38 miles west of Edinburgh, 302 miles north of Cardiff, and 339 miles north-west of London. Dalton lies two miles south-east of the City of Glasgow border. Dalton falls within the unitary authority of South Lanarkshire. It is in the G72 postcode district. The post town for Dalton is Glasgow.

Dalton on a map

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

Which county is Dalton in?

Dalton is in the ceremonial county of Lanarkshire, the historic county of Lanarkshire, and the administrative county of South Lanarkshire.

Ceremonial CountyLanarkshire
Historic CountyLanarkshire
Administrative CountySouth Lanarkshire

Where is Dalton in Lanarkshire?

Dalton is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Lanarkshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Lanarkshire.

Location of Dalton within Lanarkshire

What is the postcode for Dalton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Dalton is G72 7XF.

Where is Dalton in G72?

Dalton is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the G72 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the G72 postcode district.

Location of Dalton within G72

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What is the post town for Dalton?

The post town for Dalton is Glasgow. Dalton is in the G72 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Glasgow.

What is the latitude and longitude of Dalton?

The centre of Dalton is located at position 55.80511° latitude and -4.12564° longitude.

Latitude55.80511°
Longitude-4.12564°

What is the easting and northing of Dalton?

The centre of Dalton is located at the grid reference easting 266868 and northing 658915 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting266868
Northing658915

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.

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Dalton is 2 miles south-west of Uddingston
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Dalton is 4 miles north-east of East Kilbride
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Dalton is 4 miles south-east of Rutherglen
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Dalton is 4 miles west of Bellshill
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Dalton is 4 miles north-west of Hamilton
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Dalton is 5 miles west of Motherwell
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Dalton is 5 miles south-west of Coatbridge
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Dalton is 7 miles south-west of Airdrie
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Dalton is 8 miles north-west of Larkhall
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Dalton is 8 miles south-east of Bishopbriggs

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.

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Dalton is 6 miles south-east of Glasgow
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Dalton is 23 miles south of Stirling
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Dalton is 38 miles west of Edinburgh
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Dalton is 49 miles south-west of Perth
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Dalton is 63 miles south-west of Dundee
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Dalton is 79 miles north-west of Carlisle
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Dalton is 114 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
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Dalton is 116 miles south of Inverness
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Dalton is 121 miles south-west of Aberdeen
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Dalton is 123 miles north-west of Durham

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