Where is Loan?

Loan is located in the county of Stirling and Falkirk, Scotland, three miles west of the town of Linlithgow, 23 miles east of the major city of Glasgow, 19 miles west of Edinburgh, 311 miles north of Cardiff, and 340 miles north-west of London. Loan lies just north-west of the West Lothian border, and was historically in the county of Stirlingshire. Loan falls within the unitary authority of Falkirk. It is in the EH49 postcode district. The post town for Loan is Linlithgow.

Loan on a map

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

Which county is Loan in?

Loan is in the ceremonial county of Stirling and Falkirk, the historic county of Stirlingshire, and the administrative county of Falkirk.

Ceremonial CountyStirling and Falkirk
Historic CountyStirlingshire
Administrative CountyFalkirk

Where is Loan in Stirling and Falkirk?

Loan is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Stirling and Falkirk, and towards the easternmost extremity of Stirling and Falkirk.

Location of Loan within Stirling and Falkirk

What is the postcode for Loan?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Loan is EH49 6LW.

Where is Loan in EH49?

Loan is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the EH49 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the EH49 postcode district.

Location of Loan within EH49

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What is the post town for Loan?

The post town for Loan is Linlithgow. Loan is in the EH49 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Linlithgow.

What is the latitude and longitude of Loan?

The centre of Loan is located at position 55.96331° latitude and -3.67783° longitude.

Latitude55.96331°
Longitude-3.67783°

What is the easting and northing of Loan?

The centre of Loan is located at the grid reference easting 295359 and northing 675749 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting295359
Northing675749

What are the nearest towns to Loan?

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

3m
Loan is 3 miles west of Linlithgow
4m
Loan is 4 miles south of Grangemouth
4m
Loan is 4 miles north of Bathgate
5m
Loan is 5 miles north of Armadale
5m
Loan is 5 miles south-west of Bo'ness
5m
Loan is 5 miles south-east of Falkirk
7m
Loan is 7 miles north of Whitburn
7m
Loan is 7 miles south of Culross
7m
Loan is 7 miles north of Blackburn
8m
Loan is 8 miles north-west of Livingston

What are the nearest cities to Loan?

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

14m
Loan is 14 miles south-east of Stirling
19m
Loan is 19 miles west of Edinburgh
23m
Loan is 23 miles east of Glasgow
31m
Loan is 31 miles south of Perth
44m
Loan is 44 miles south-west of Dundee
80m
Loan is 80 miles north of Carlisle
102m
Loan is 102 miles south-west of Aberdeen
106m
Loan is 106 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
107m
Loan is 107 miles south of Inverness
116m
Loan is 116 miles north-west of Sunderland

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