Dumfries is located in the county of Dumfries, Scotland, eight miles south-west of the town of Lochmaben, 30 miles north-west of the major city of Carlisle, 63 miles south of Edinburgh, 249 miles north of Cardiff, and 285 miles north-west of London. Dumfries lies three miles east of the The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright border, and was historically in the county of Dumfriesshire. Dumfries falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG1 postcode district. The post town for Dumfries is Dumfries.
Dumfries is in the ceremonial county of Dumfries, the historic county of Dumfriesshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.
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Dumfries is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Dumfries, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Dumfries.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Dumfries is DG1 1HS.
Dumfries is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the DG1 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the DG1 postcode district.
The post town for Dumfries is Dumfries. Dumfries is in the DG1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Dumfries.
The centre of Dumfries is located at position 55.06976° latitude and -3.60926° longitude.
The centre of Dumfries is located at the grid reference easting 297336 and northing 576217 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Dumfries relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Dumfries to the centre of the town.
Position of Dumfries relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Dumfries to the centre of the city.