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Where is Dumbarton?

Dumbarton is located in the county of Dunbartonshire, Scotland, three miles south of the town of Alexandria, 14 miles north-west of the major city of Glasgow, 53 miles west of Edinburgh, 314 miles north of Cardiff, and 356 miles north-west of London. Dumbarton lies just north of the Renfrewshire border. Dumbarton falls within the unitary authority of West Dunbartonshire. It is in the G82 postcode district. The post town for Dumbarton is Dumbarton.

Dumbarton on a map

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

Which county is Dumbarton in?

Dumbarton is in the ceremonial county of Dunbartonshire, the historic county of Dunbartonshire, and the administrative county of West Dunbartonshire.

Ceremonial CountyDunbartonshire
Historic CountyDunbartonshire
Administrative CountyWest Dunbartonshire

Where is Dumbarton in Dunbartonshire?

Dumbarton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Dunbartonshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Dunbartonshire.

Map showing location of Dumbarton within Dunbartonshire
Location of Dumbarton within Dunbartonshire

What is the postcode for Dumbarton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Dumbarton is G82 1BD.

Where is Dumbarton in G82?

Dumbarton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the G82 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the G82 postcode district.

Map showing location of Dumbarton within G82
Location of Dumbarton within G82

What is the post town for Dumbarton?

The post town for Dumbarton is Dumbarton. Dumbarton is in the G82 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Dumbarton.

What is the latitude and longitude of Dumbarton?

The centre of Dumbarton is located at position 55.94566° latitude and -4.56671° longitude.

Latitude55.94566°
Longitude-4.56671°

What is the easting and northing of Dumbarton?

The centre of Dumbarton is located at the grid reference easting 239809 and northing 675489 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting239809
Northing675489

What are the nearest towns to Dumbarton?

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

south
3m
Dumbarton is 3 miles south of Alexandria
north-west
5m
Dumbarton is 5 miles north-west of Erskine
east
5m
Dumbarton is 5 miles east of Port Glasgow
north-west
6m
Dumbarton is 6 miles north-west of Clydebank
east
7m
Dumbarton is 7 miles east of Greenock
south-east
8m
Dumbarton is 8 miles south-east of Helensburgh
north
8m
Dumbarton is 8 miles north of Johnstone
north-west
8m
Dumbarton is 8 miles north-west of Renfrew
north-west
9m
Dumbarton is 9 miles north-west of Paisley
west
9m
Dumbarton is 9 miles west of Bearsden

What are the nearest cities to Dumbarton?

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

north-west
14m
Dumbarton is 14 miles north-west of Glasgow
south-west
27m
Dumbarton is 27 miles south-west of Stirling
west
53m
Dumbarton is 53 miles west of Edinburgh
south-west
54m
Dumbarton is 54 miles south-west of Perth
south-west
71m
Dumbarton is 71 miles south-west of Dundee
north-west
97m
Dumbarton is 97 miles north-west of Carlisle
south
107m
Dumbarton is 107 miles south of Inverness
south-west
126m
Dumbarton is 126 miles south-west of Aberdeen
north-west
134m
Dumbarton is 134 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
north-west
143m
Dumbarton is 143 miles north-west of Durham