Where is Elrig?

Elrig is located in the county of Wigtown, Scotland, eight miles south-west of the town of Wigtown, 67 miles west of the major city of Carlisle, 98 miles south-west of Edinburgh, 237 miles north of Cardiff, and 293 miles north-west of London. Elrig was historically in the county of Wigtownshire. Elrig falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG8 postcode district. The post town for Elrig is Newton Stewart.

Elrig on a map

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

Which county is Elrig in?

Elrig is in the ceremonial county of Wigtown, the historic county of Wigtownshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.

Ceremonial CountyWigtown
Historic CountyWigtownshire
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway

Where is Elrig in Wigtown?

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

Location of Elrig within Wigtown

What is the postcode for Elrig?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Elrig is DG8 9QZ.

Where is Elrig in DG8?

Elrig is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the DG8 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DG8 postcode district.

Location of Elrig within DG8

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What is the post town for Elrig?

The post town for Elrig is Newton Stewart. Elrig is in the DG8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Newton Stewart.

What is the latitude and longitude of Elrig?

The centre of Elrig is located at position 54.79275° latitude and -4.61059° longitude.

Latitude54.79275°
Longitude-4.61059°

What is the easting and northing of Elrig?

The centre of Elrig is located at the grid reference easting 232257 and northing 547333 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting232257
Northing547333

What are the nearest towns to Elrig?

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

8m
Elrig is 8 miles south-west of Wigtown
9m
Elrig is 9 miles north-west of Whithorn
13m
Elrig is 13 miles south-west of Newton Stewart
18m
Elrig is 18 miles west of Gatehouse of Fleet
18m
Elrig is 18 miles south-east of Stranraer
23m
Elrig is 23 miles west of Kirkcudbright
27m
Elrig is 27 miles south-west of New Galloway
29m
Elrig is 29 miles west of Castle Douglas
33m
Elrig is 33 miles south of Girvan
33m
Elrig is 33 miles west of Dalbeattie

What are the nearest cities to Elrig?

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

67m
Elrig is 67 miles west of Carlisle
76m
Elrig is 76 miles south of Glasgow
89m
Elrig is 89 miles north-west of Lancaster
95m
Elrig is 95 miles south of Stirling
98m
Elrig is 98 miles south-west of Edinburgh
105m
Elrig is 105 miles north-west of Preston
110m
Elrig is 110 miles north of Bangor
116m
Elrig is 116 miles north of St Asaph
116m
Elrig is 116 miles north-west of Liverpool
120m
Elrig is 120 miles south-west of Perth

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