Where is Girthon?

Girthon is located in the county of The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, Scotland, two miles south of the town of Gatehouse of Fleet, 50 miles west of the major city of Carlisle, 85 miles south-west of Edinburgh, 237 miles north of Cardiff, and 285 miles north-west of London. Girthon lies four miles east of the Wigtown border, and was historically in the county of Kirkcudbrightshire. Girthon falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG7 postcode district. The post town for Girthon is Castle Douglas.

Girthon on a map

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

Which county is Girthon in?

Girthon is in the ceremonial county of The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, the historic county of Kirkcudbrightshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.

Ceremonial CountyThe Stewartry of Kirkcudbright
Historic CountyKirkcudbrightshire
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway

Where is Girthon in The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright?

Girthon is situated towards the southernmost extremity of The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, and towards the westernmost extremity of The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright.

Location of Girthon within The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright

What is the postcode for Girthon?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Girthon is DG7 2DW.

Where is Girthon in DG7?

Girthon is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the DG7 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DG7 postcode district.

Location of Girthon within DG7

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What is the post town for Girthon?

The post town for Girthon is Castle Douglas. Girthon is in the DG7 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Castle Douglas.

What is the latitude and longitude of Girthon?

The centre of Girthon is located at position 54.85727° latitude and -4.17331° longitude.

Latitude54.85727°
Longitude-4.17331°

What is the easting and northing of Girthon?

The centre of Girthon is located at the grid reference easting 260589 and northing 553551 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting260589
Northing553551

What are the nearest towns to Girthon?

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

2m
Girthon is 2 miles south of Gatehouse of Fleet
5m
Girthon is 5 miles west of Kirkcudbright
11m
Girthon is 11 miles east of Wigtown
11m
Girthon is 11 miles south-west of Castle Douglas
13m
Girthon is 13 miles north-east of Whithorn
15m
Girthon is 15 miles south-east of Newton Stewart
15m
Girthon is 15 miles west of Dalbeattie
15m
Girthon is 15 miles south of New Galloway
27m
Girthon is 27 miles south-west of Dumfries
29m
Girthon is 29 miles west of Maryport

What are the nearest cities to Girthon?

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

50m
Girthon is 50 miles west of Carlisle
70m
Girthon is 70 miles south of Glasgow
79m
Girthon is 79 miles north-west of Lancaster
85m
Girthon is 85 miles south-west of Edinburgh
88m
Girthon is 88 miles south of Stirling
96m
Girthon is 96 miles north-west of Preston
102m
Girthon is 102 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
104m
Girthon is 104 miles west of Durham
110m
Girthon is 110 miles south of Perth
111m
Girthon is 111 miles north-west of Liverpool

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