Where is Linburn?

Linburn is located in the county of West Lothian, Scotland, three miles south-east of the town of Broxburn, 32 miles east of the major city of Glasgow, nine miles west of Edinburgh, 306 miles north of Cardiff, and 332 miles north-west of London. Linburn lies just west of the City of Edinburgh border, and was historically in the county of Midlothian. Linburn falls within the unitary authority of West Lothian. It is in the EH27 postcode district. The post town for Linburn is Kirknewton.

Linburn on a map

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

Which county is Linburn in?

Linburn is in the ceremonial county of West Lothian, the historic county of Midlothian, and the administrative county of West Lothian.

Ceremonial CountyWest Lothian
Historic CountyMidlothian
Administrative CountyWest Lothian

Where is Linburn in West Lothian?

Linburn is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of West Lothian, and towards the easternmost extremity of West Lothian.

Location of Linburn within West Lothian

What is the postcode for Linburn?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Linburn is EH27 8DU.

Where is Linburn in EH27?

Linburn is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the EH27 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the EH27 postcode district.

Location of Linburn within EH27

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What is the post town for Linburn?

The post town for Linburn is Kirknewton. Linburn is in the EH27 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Kirknewton.

What is the latitude and longitude of Linburn?

The centre of Linburn is located at position 55.90052° latitude and -3.40794° longitude.

Latitude55.90052°
Longitude-3.40794°

What is the easting and northing of Linburn?

The centre of Linburn is located at the grid reference easting 312063 and northing 668385 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting312063
Northing668385

What are the nearest towns to Linburn?

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

3m
Linburn is 3 miles south-east of Broxburn
4m
Linburn is 4 miles east of Livingston
6m
Linburn is 6 miles south of Queensferry
9m
Linburn is 9 miles north-west of Penicuik
9m
Linburn is 9 miles east of Blackburn
9m
Linburn is 9 miles south of Inverkeithing
9m
Linburn is 9 miles east of Bathgate
9m
Linburn is 9 miles south-east of Linlithgow
10m
Linburn is 10 miles west of Loanhead
11m
Linburn is 11 miles east of Whitburn

What are the nearest cities to Linburn?

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

9m
Linburn is 9 miles west of Edinburgh
25m
Linburn is 25 miles south-east of Stirling
32m
Linburn is 32 miles east of Glasgow
34m
Linburn is 34 miles south of Perth
42m
Linburn is 42 miles south-west of Dundee
72m
Linburn is 72 miles north of Carlisle
95m
Linburn is 95 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
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Linburn is 100 miles south-west of Aberdeen
105m
Linburn is 105 miles north-west of Sunderland
106m
Linburn is 106 miles north-west of Durham

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