Where is Glenlochar?

Glenlochar is located in the county of The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, Scotland, two miles north-west of the town of Castle Douglas, 42 miles west of the major city of Carlisle, 76 miles south-west of Edinburgh, 243 miles north of Cardiff, and 287 miles north-west of London. Glenlochar was historically in the county of Kirkcudbrightshire. Glenlochar falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG7 postcode district. The post town for Glenlochar is Castle Douglas.

Glenlochar on a map

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

Which county is Glenlochar in?

Glenlochar 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 Glenlochar in The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright?

Glenlochar is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright.

Location of Glenlochar within The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright

What is the postcode for Glenlochar?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Glenlochar is DG7 2NZ.

Where is Glenlochar in DG7?

Glenlochar is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the DG7 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the DG7 postcode district.

Location of Glenlochar within DG7

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What is the post town for Glenlochar?

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

What is the latitude and longitude of Glenlochar?

The centre of Glenlochar is located at position 54.95893° latitude and -3.9831° longitude.

Latitude54.95893°
Longitude-3.9831°

What is the easting and northing of Glenlochar?

The centre of Glenlochar is located at the grid reference easting 273117 and northing 564499 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting273117
Northing564499

What are the nearest towns to Glenlochar?

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

2m
Glenlochar is 2 miles north-west of Castle Douglas
7m
Glenlochar is 7 miles west of Dalbeattie
9m
Glenlochar is 9 miles north of Kirkcudbright
10m
Glenlochar is 10 miles north-east of Gatehouse of Fleet
10m
Glenlochar is 10 miles south-east of New Galloway
17m
Glenlochar is 17 miles south-west of Dumfries
19m
Glenlochar is 19 miles east of Wigtown
20m
Glenlochar is 20 miles east of Newton Stewart
23m
Glenlochar is 23 miles north-east of Whithorn
24m
Glenlochar is 24 miles west of Silloth

What are the nearest cities to Glenlochar?

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

42m
Glenlochar is 42 miles west of Carlisle
63m
Glenlochar is 63 miles south of Glasgow
76m
Glenlochar is 76 miles south-west of Edinburgh
79m
Glenlochar is 79 miles north-west of Lancaster
80m
Glenlochar is 80 miles south of Stirling
94m
Glenlochar is 94 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
97m
Glenlochar is 97 miles west of Durham
98m
Glenlochar is 98 miles north-west of Preston
102m
Glenlochar is 102 miles south of Perth
104m
Glenlochar is 104 miles west of Sunderland

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