Where is Jamestown?

Jamestown is located in the county of Dunbartonshire, Scotland, one mile north-east of the town of Alexandria, 16 miles north-west of the major city of Glasgow, 54 miles west of Edinburgh, 318 miles north of Cardiff, and 359 miles north-west of London. Jamestown lies four miles south-west of the Stirling and Falkirk border. Jamestown falls within the unitary authority of West Dunbartonshire. It is in the G83 postcode district.

Jamestown on a map

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

Which county is Jamestown in?

Jamestown is in the ceremonial county of Dunbartonshire, the historic county of Dunbartonshire, and the administrative county of West Dunbartonshire.

Ceremonial CountyDunbartonshire
Historic CountyDunbartonshire
Administrative CountyWest Dunbartonshire

Where is Jamestown in Dunbartonshire?

Jamestown is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Dunbartonshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Dunbartonshire.

Location of Jamestown within Dunbartonshire

What is the postcode for Jamestown?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Jamestown is G83 8EQ.

Where is Jamestown in G83?

Jamestown is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the G83 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the G83 postcode district.

Location of Jamestown within G83

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What is the latitude and longitude of Jamestown?

The centre of Jamestown is located at position 55.99789° latitude and -4.57154° longitude.

Latitude55.99789°
Longitude-4.57154°

What is the easting and northing of Jamestown?

The centre of Jamestown is located at the grid reference easting 239724 and northing 681311 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting239724
Northing681311

What are the nearest towns to Jamestown?

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

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Jamestown is 1 mile north-east of Alexandria
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Jamestown is 4 miles north of Dumbarton
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Jamestown is 6 miles east of Helensburgh
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Jamestown is 6 miles north-east of Port Glasgow
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Jamestown is 7 miles north-west of Erskine
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Jamestown is 8 miles north-east of Greenock
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Jamestown is 8 miles north-west of Clydebank
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Jamestown is 10 miles east of Gourock
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Jamestown is 11 miles north-west of Milngavie
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Jamestown is 11 miles north-west of Bearsden

What are the nearest cities to Jamestown?

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

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Jamestown is 16 miles north-west of Glasgow
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Jamestown is 26 miles west of Stirling
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Jamestown is 52 miles south-west of Perth
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Jamestown is 54 miles west of Edinburgh
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Jamestown is 69 miles south-west of Dundee
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Jamestown is 100 miles north-west of Carlisle
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Jamestown is 103 miles south of Inverness
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Jamestown is 124 miles south-west of Aberdeen
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Jamestown is 136 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
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Jamestown is 145 miles north-west of Durham

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