Where is Houston?

Houston is located in the county of Renfrewshire, Scotland, three miles north-west of the town of Johnstone, 12 miles west of the major city of Glasgow, 53 miles west of Edinburgh, 309 miles north of Cardiff, and 351 miles north-west of London. Houston lies four miles south of the Dunbartonshire border. Houston falls within the unitary authority of Renfrewshire. It is in the PA6 postcode district. The post town for Houston is Johnstone.

Houston on a map

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

Which county is Houston in?

Houston is in the ceremonial county of Renfrewshire, the historic county of Renfrewshire, and the administrative county of Renfrewshire.

Ceremonial CountyRenfrewshire
Historic CountyRenfrewshire
Administrative CountyRenfrewshire

Where is Houston in Renfrewshire?

Houston is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Renfrewshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Renfrewshire.

Location of Houston within Renfrewshire

What is the postcode for Houston?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Houston is PA6 7JA.

Where is Houston in PA6?

Houston is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the PA6 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the PA6 postcode district.

Location of Houston within PA6

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What is the post town for Houston?

The post town for Houston is Johnstone. Houston is in the PA6 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Johnstone.

What is the latitude and longitude of Houston?

The centre of Houston is located at position 55.8702° latitude and -4.54867° longitude.

Latitude55.8702°
Longitude-4.54867°

What is the easting and northing of Houston?

The centre of Houston is located at the grid reference easting 240626 and northing 667052 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting240626
Northing667052

What are the nearest towns to Houston?

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

3m
Houston is 3 miles north-west of Johnstone
4m
Houston is 4 miles south-west of Erskine
5m
Houston is 5 miles west of Paisley
5m
Houston is 5 miles south of Dumbarton
5m
Houston is 5 miles south-west of Clydebank
6m
Houston is 6 miles west of Renfrew
7m
Houston is 7 miles south-east of Port Glasgow
8m
Houston is 8 miles north-west of Barrhead
8m
Houston is 8 miles south of Alexandria
9m
Houston is 9 miles west of Bearsden

What are the nearest cities to Houston?

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

12m
Houston is 12 miles west of Glasgow
29m
Houston is 29 miles south-west of Stirling
53m
Houston is 53 miles west of Edinburgh
56m
Houston is 56 miles south-west of Perth
73m
Houston is 73 miles south-west of Dundee
93m
Houston is 93 miles north-west of Carlisle
112m
Houston is 112 miles south of Inverness
129m
Houston is 129 miles south-west of Aberdeen
131m
Houston is 131 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
139m
Houston is 139 miles north-west of Durham

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