Where is Kelhead?

Kelhead is located in the county of Dumfries, Scotland, four miles north-west of the town of Annan, 18 miles north-west of the major city of Carlisle, 65 miles south of Edinburgh, 244 miles north of Cardiff, and 276 miles north-west of London. Kelhead lies four miles north-west of the Cumbria border, and was historically in the county of Dumfriesshire. Kelhead falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG12 postcode district. The post town for Kelhead is Annan.

Kelhead on a map

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

Which county is Kelhead in?

Kelhead is in the ceremonial county of Dumfries, the historic county of Dumfriesshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.

Ceremonial CountyDumfries
Historic CountyDumfriesshire
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway

Where is Kelhead in Dumfries?

Kelhead is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Dumfries, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Dumfries.

Location of Kelhead within Dumfries

What is the postcode for Kelhead?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Kelhead is DG12 5RN.

Where is Kelhead in DG12?

Kelhead is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the DG12 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the DG12 postcode district.

Location of Kelhead within DG12

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What is the post town for Kelhead?

The post town for Kelhead is Annan. Kelhead is in the DG12 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Annan.

What is the latitude and longitude of Kelhead?

The centre of Kelhead is located at position 55.01345° latitude and -3.33753° longitude.

Latitude55.01345°
Longitude-3.33753°

What is the easting and northing of Kelhead?

The centre of Kelhead is located at the grid reference easting 314567 and northing 569585 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting314567
Northing569585

What are the nearest towns to Kelhead?

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

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Kelhead is 4 miles north-west of Annan
7m
Kelhead is 7 miles south of Lockerbie
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Kelhead is 9 miles south-east of Lochmaben
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Kelhead is 10 miles north of Silloth
11m
Kelhead is 11 miles east of Dumfries
15m
Kelhead is 15 miles west of Longtown
15m
Kelhead is 15 miles north-west of Wigton
16m
Kelhead is 16 miles south-west of Langholm
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Kelhead is 17 miles north of Aspatria
20m
Kelhead is 20 miles east of Dalbeattie

What are the nearest cities to Kelhead?

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

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Kelhead is 18 miles north-west of Carlisle
65m
Kelhead is 65 miles south of Edinburgh
69m
Kelhead is 69 miles south-east of Glasgow
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Kelhead is 69 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
70m
Kelhead is 70 miles north of Lancaster
72m
Kelhead is 72 miles west of Durham
78m
Kelhead is 78 miles west of Sunderland
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Kelhead is 80 miles south of Stirling
90m
Kelhead is 90 miles north of Preston
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Kelhead is 95 miles north-west of Ripon

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