Where is Glasserton?

Glasserton is located in the county of Wigtown, Scotland, two miles west of the town of Whithorn, 62 miles west of the major city of Carlisle, 99 miles south-west of Edinburgh, 231 miles north of Cardiff, and 286 miles north-west of London. Glasserton was historically in the county of Wigtownshire. Glasserton falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG8 postcode district. The post town for Glasserton is Newton Stewart.

Glasserton on a map

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

Which county is Glasserton in?

Glasserton 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 Glasserton in Wigtown?

Glasserton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Wigtown, and towards the easternmost extremity of Wigtown.

Location of Glasserton within Wigtown

Where is Glasserton in DG8?

Glasserton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the DG8 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the DG8 postcode district.

Location of Glasserton within DG8

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What is the post town for Glasserton?

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

What is the latitude and longitude of Glasserton?

The centre of Glasserton is located at position 54.72491° latitude and -4.46601° longitude.

Latitude54.72491°
Longitude-4.46601°

What is the easting and northing of Glasserton?

The centre of Glasserton is located at the grid reference easting 241285 and northing 539449 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting241285
Northing539449

What are the nearest towns to Glasserton?

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

2m
Glasserton is 2 miles west of Whithorn
10m
Glasserton is 10 miles south of Wigtown
16m
Glasserton is 16 miles south-west of Gatehouse of Fleet
17m
Glasserton is 17 miles south of Newton Stewart
18m
Glasserton is 18 miles south-west of Kirkcudbright
26m
Glasserton is 26 miles south-east of Stranraer
26m
Glasserton is 26 miles south-west of Castle Douglas
27m
Glasserton is 27 miles south-west of New Galloway
29m
Glasserton is 29 miles south-west of Dalbeattie
37m
Glasserton is 37 miles west of Workington

What are the nearest cities to Glasserton?

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

62m
Glasserton is 62 miles west of Carlisle
79m
Glasserton is 79 miles south of Glasgow
82m
Glasserton is 82 miles north-west of Lancaster
98m
Glasserton is 98 miles north-west of Preston
98m
Glasserton is 98 miles south of Stirling
99m
Glasserton is 99 miles south-west of Edinburgh
104m
Glasserton is 104 miles north of Bangor
109m
Glasserton is 109 miles north-west of Liverpool
110m
Glasserton is 110 miles north of St Asaph
115m
Glasserton is 115 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne

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