Where is Ford?

Ford is located in the county of Argyll and Bute, Scotland, ten miles north of the town of Lochgilphead, 51 miles north-west of the major city of Glasgow, 88 miles west of Edinburgh, 338 miles north of Cardiff, and 388 miles north-west of London. Ford was historically in the county of Argyllshire. Ford falls within the unitary authority of Argyll and Bute. It is in the PA31 postcode district. The post town for Ford is Lochgilphead.

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

Which county is Ford in?

Ford is in the ceremonial county of Argyll and Bute, the historic county of Argyllshire, and the administrative county of Argyll and Bute.

Ceremonial CountyArgyll and Bute
Historic CountyArgyllshire
Administrative CountyArgyll and Bute

Where is Ford in Argyll and Bute?

Ford is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Argyll and Bute, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Argyll and Bute.

Location of Ford within Argyll and Bute

Where is Ford in PA31?

Ford is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the PA31 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the PA31 postcode district.

Location of Ford within PA31

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What is the post town for Ford?

The post town for Ford is Lochgilphead. Ford is in the PA31 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Lochgilphead.

What is the latitude and longitude of Ford?

The centre of Ford is located at position 56.17756° latitude and -5.43481° longitude.

Latitude56.17756°
Longitude-5.43481°

What is the easting and northing of Ford?

The centre of Ford is located at the grid reference easting 186902 and northing 703636 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting186902
Northing703636

What are the nearest towns to Ford?

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

10m
Ford is 10 miles north of Lochgilphead
14m
Ford is 14 miles west of Inveraray
16m
Ford is 16 miles south of Oban
25m
Ford is 25 miles north-west of Dunoon
28m
Ford is 28 miles north-west of Rothesay
28m
Ford is 28 miles north-west of Gourock
30m
Ford is 30 miles north-west of Helensburgh
31m
Ford is 31 miles north-west of Greenock
33m
Ford is 33 miles north-west of Port Glasgow
34m
Ford is 34 miles north-west of Largs

What are the nearest cities to Ford?

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

51m
Ford is 51 miles north-west of Glasgow
58m
Ford is 58 miles west of Stirling
78m
Ford is 78 miles west of Perth
88m
Ford is 88 miles west of Edinburgh
97m
Ford is 97 miles west of Dundee
101m
Ford is 101 miles south-west of Inverness
132m
Ford is 132 miles north-west of Carlisle
144m
Ford is 144 miles south-west of Aberdeen
171m
Ford is 171 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
180m
Ford is 180 miles north-west of Durham

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