Howwood is located in the county of Renfrewshire, Scotland, three miles south-west of the town of Johnstone, 13 miles west of the major city of Glasgow, 54 miles west of Edinburgh, 305 miles north of Cardiff, and 348 miles north-west of London. Howwood lies two miles north of the Ayrshire and Arran border. Howwood falls within the unitary authority of Renfrewshire. It is in the PA9 postcode district. The post town for Howwood is Johnstone.
Howwood is in the ceremonial county of Renfrewshire, the historic county of Renfrewshire, and the administrative county of Renfrewshire.
Howwood is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Renfrewshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Renfrewshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Howwood is PA9 1AT.
Howwood is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the PA9 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the PA9 postcode district.
The post town for Howwood is Johnstone. Howwood is in the PA9 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Johnstone.
The centre of Howwood is located at position 55.80957° latitude and -4.55914° longitude.
The centre of Howwood is located at the grid reference easting 239721 and northing 660331 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Howwood relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Howwood to the centre of the town.
Position of Howwood relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Howwood to the centre of the city.