Where is Kirkcowan?

Kirkcowan is located in the county of Wigtown, Scotland, six miles south-west of the town of Newton Stewart, 67 miles west of the major city of Carlisle, 91 miles south-west of Edinburgh, 245 miles north of Cardiff, and 299 miles north-west of London. Kirkcowan was historically in the county of Wigtownshire. Kirkcowan falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG8 postcode district. The post town for Kirkcowan is Newton Stewart.

Kirkcowan on a map

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

Which county is Kirkcowan in?

Kirkcowan is in the ceremonial county of Wigtown, the historic county of Wigtownshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.

Ceremonial CountyWigtown
Historic CountyWigtownshire
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway

Where is Kirkcowan in Wigtown?

Kirkcowan is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Wigtown, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Wigtown.

Location of Kirkcowan within Wigtown

What is the postcode for Kirkcowan?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Kirkcowan is DG8 0HH.

Where is Kirkcowan in DG8?

Kirkcowan is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the DG8 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DG8 postcode district.

Location of Kirkcowan within DG8

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What is the post town for Kirkcowan?

The post town for Kirkcowan is Newton Stewart. Kirkcowan is in the DG8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Newton Stewart.

What is the latitude and longitude of Kirkcowan?

The centre of Kirkcowan is located at position 54.91284° latitude and -4.60783° longitude.

Latitude54.91284°
Longitude-4.60783°

What is the easting and northing of Kirkcowan?

The centre of Kirkcowan is located at the grid reference easting 232932 and northing 560684 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting232932
Northing560684

What are the nearest towns to Kirkcowan?

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

6m
Kirkcowan is 6 miles south-west of Newton Stewart
7m
Kirkcowan is 7 miles north-west of Wigtown
15m
Kirkcowan is 15 miles north-west of Whithorn
17m
Kirkcowan is 17 miles east of Stranraer
17m
Kirkcowan is 17 miles west of Gatehouse of Fleet
22m
Kirkcowan is 22 miles south-west of New Galloway
23m
Kirkcowan is 23 miles west of Kirkcudbright
25m
Kirkcowan is 25 miles south of Girvan
27m
Kirkcowan is 27 miles west of Castle Douglas
31m
Kirkcowan is 31 miles south of Maybole

What are the nearest cities to Kirkcowan?

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

67m
Kirkcowan is 67 miles west of Carlisle
67m
Kirkcowan is 67 miles south of Glasgow
87m
Kirkcowan is 87 miles south of Stirling
91m
Kirkcowan is 91 miles south-west of Edinburgh
94m
Kirkcowan is 94 miles north-west of Lancaster
111m
Kirkcowan is 111 miles north-west of Preston
112m
Kirkcowan is 112 miles south-west of Perth
118m
Kirkcowan is 118 miles north of Bangor
119m
Kirkcowan is 119 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
121m
Kirkcowan is 121 miles west of Durham

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