Where is East Kilbride?

East Kilbride is located in the county of Lanarkshire, Scotland, five miles south of the town of Rutherglen, eight miles south of the major city of Glasgow, 40 miles west of Edinburgh, 299 miles north of Cardiff, and 337 miles north-west of London. East Kilbride lies three miles south-east of the City of Glasgow border. East Kilbride falls within the unitary authority of South Lanarkshire. It is in the G74 postcode district. The post town for East Kilbride is Glasgow.

East Kilbride on a map

Bounding box showing extent of East Kilbride
Location of East Kilbride within the UK

Which county is East Kilbride in?

East Kilbride 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 East Kilbride in Lanarkshire?

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

Location of East Kilbride within Lanarkshire

What is the postcode for East Kilbride?

The nearest postcode to the centre of East Kilbride is G74 1NU.

Where is East Kilbride in G74?

East Kilbride is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the G74 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the G74 postcode district.

Location of East Kilbride within G74

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What is the post town for East Kilbride?

The post town for East Kilbride is Glasgow. East Kilbride is in the G74 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Glasgow.

What is the latitude and longitude of East Kilbride?

The centre of East Kilbride is located at position 55.75807° latitude and -4.16604° longitude.

Latitude55.75807°
Longitude-4.16604°

What is the easting and northing of East Kilbride?

The centre of East Kilbride is located at the grid reference easting 264172 and northing 653760 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting264172
Northing653760

What are the nearest towns to East Kilbride?

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

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East Kilbride is 5 miles south of Rutherglen
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East Kilbride is 5 miles west of Hamilton
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East Kilbride is 5 miles south-west of Uddingston
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East Kilbride is 7 miles south-west of Bellshill
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East Kilbride is 7 miles west of Motherwell
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East Kilbride is 8 miles west of Larkhall
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East Kilbride is 9 miles south-west of Coatbridge
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East Kilbride is 9 miles east of Barrhead
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East Kilbride is 10 miles west of Wishaw
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East Kilbride is 10 miles south of Bishopbriggs

What are the nearest cities to East Kilbride?

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

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East Kilbride is 8 miles south of Glasgow
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East Kilbride is 26 miles south of Stirling
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East Kilbride is 40 miles west of Edinburgh
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East Kilbride is 52 miles south-west of Perth
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East Kilbride is 67 miles south-west of Dundee
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East Kilbride is 77 miles north-west of Carlisle
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East Kilbride is 114 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
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East Kilbride is 119 miles south of Inverness
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East Kilbride is 122 miles north-west of Durham
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East Kilbride is 125 miles north-west of Sunderland

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