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Where is Hamilton?

Hamilton is located in the county of Lanarkshire, Scotland, two miles south-west of the town of Motherwell, ten miles south-east of the major city of Glasgow, 35 miles west of Edinburgh, 299 miles north of Cardiff, and 335 miles north-west of London. Hamilton lies five miles south-east of the City of Glasgow border. Hamilton falls within the unitary authority of South Lanarkshire. It is in the ML3 postcode district. The post town for Hamilton is Hamilton.

Hamilton on a map

Map showing extent of Hamilton as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Hamilton
Map showing location of Hamilton within the UK
Location of Hamilton within the UK

Which county is Hamilton in?

Hamilton is in the ceremonial county of Lanarkshire, the historic county of Lanarkshire, and the administrative county of South Lanarkshire.

Ceremonial CountyLanarkshire
Historic CountyLanarkshire
Administrative CountySouth Lanarkshire

Where is Hamilton in Lanarkshire?

Hamilton is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Lanarkshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Lanarkshire.

Map showing location of Hamilton within Lanarkshire
Location of Hamilton within Lanarkshire

What is the postcode for Hamilton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Hamilton is ML3 7BL.

Where is Hamilton in ML3?

Hamilton is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the ML3 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the ML3 postcode district.

Map showing location of Hamilton within ML3
Location of Hamilton within ML3

What is the post town for Hamilton?

The post town for Hamilton is Hamilton. Hamilton is in the ML3 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Hamilton.

What is the latitude and longitude of Hamilton?

The centre of Hamilton is located at position 55.77603° latitude and -4.03339° longitude.

Latitude55.77603°
Longitude-4.03339°

What is the easting and northing of Hamilton?

The centre of Hamilton is located at the grid reference easting 272554 and northing 655506 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting272554
Northing655506

What are the nearest towns to Hamilton?

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

south-west
2m
Hamilton is 2 miles south-west of Motherwell
south
3m
Hamilton is 3 miles south of Bellshill
north-west
4m
Hamilton is 4 miles north-west of Larkhall
south-east
4m
Hamilton is 4 miles south-east of Uddingston
west
4m
Hamilton is 4 miles west of Wishaw
east
5m
Hamilton is 5 miles east of East Kilbride
south
6m
Hamilton is 6 miles south of Coatbridge
south
7m
Hamilton is 7 miles south of Airdrie
south-east
8m
Hamilton is 8 miles south-east of Rutherglen
west
8m
Hamilton is 8 miles west of Carluke

What are the nearest cities to Hamilton?

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

south-east
10m
Hamilton is 10 miles south-east of Glasgow
south
24m
Hamilton is 24 miles south of Stirling
west
35m
Hamilton is 35 miles west of Edinburgh
south-west
49m
Hamilton is 49 miles south-west of Perth
south-west
62m
Hamilton is 62 miles south-west of Dundee
north-west
75m
Hamilton is 75 miles north-west of Carlisle
north-west
110m
Hamilton is 110 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
south
118m
Hamilton is 118 miles south of Inverness
north-west
119m
Hamilton is 119 miles north-west of Durham
south-west
121m
Hamilton is 121 miles south-west of Aberdeen