Where is Kirkland?

Kirkland is located in the county of Dumfries, Scotland, 12 miles south of the town of Sanquhar, 42 miles north-west of the major city of Carlisle, 59 miles south-west of Edinburgh, 258 miles north of Cardiff, and 297 miles north-west of London. Kirkland lies four miles north-east of the The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright border, and was historically in the county of Dumfriesshire. Kirkland falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG3 postcode district. The post town for Kirkland is Thornhill.

Kirkland on a map

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

Which county is Kirkland in?

Kirkland 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 Kirkland in Dumfries?

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

Location of Kirkland within Dumfries

What is the postcode for Kirkland?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Kirkland is DG3 4HB.

Where is Kirkland in DG3?

Kirkland is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the DG3 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DG3 postcode district.

Location of Kirkland within DG3

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What is the post town for Kirkland?

The post town for Kirkland is Thornhill. Kirkland is in the DG3 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Thornhill.

What is the latitude and longitude of Kirkland?

The centre of Kirkland is located at position 55.19233° latitude and -3.8664° longitude.

Latitude55.19233°
Longitude-3.8664°

What is the easting and northing of Kirkland?

The centre of Kirkland is located at the grid reference easting 281283 and northing 590263 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting281283
Northing590263

What are the nearest towns to Kirkland?

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

12m
Kirkland is 12 miles south of Sanquhar
13m
Kirkland is 13 miles north-west of Dumfries
14m
Kirkland is 14 miles north-east of New Galloway
17m
Kirkland is 17 miles west of Lochmaben
18m
Kirkland is 18 miles north of Castle Douglas
18m
Kirkland is 18 miles north of Dalbeattie
19m
Kirkland is 19 miles south-west of Moffat
21m
Kirkland is 21 miles west of Lockerbie
24m
Kirkland is 24 miles south-east of Cumnock
25m
Kirkland is 25 miles north-east of Gatehouse of Fleet

What are the nearest cities to Kirkland?

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

42m
Kirkland is 42 miles north-west of Carlisle
49m
Kirkland is 49 miles south of Glasgow
59m
Kirkland is 59 miles south-west of Edinburgh
64m
Kirkland is 64 miles south of Stirling
85m
Kirkland is 85 miles south of Perth
90m
Kirkland is 90 miles north-west of Lancaster
91m
Kirkland is 91 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
94m
Kirkland is 94 miles south-west of Dundee
95m
Kirkland is 95 miles west of Durham
101m
Kirkland is 101 miles west of Sunderland

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