Where is Lochanhead?

Lochanhead is located in the county of The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, Scotland, five miles south-west of the town of Dumfries, 32 miles west of the major city of Carlisle, 67 miles south of Edinburgh, 246 miles north of Cardiff, and 284 miles north-west of London. Lochanhead lies just south-west of the Dumfries border, and was historically in the county of Kirkcudbrightshire. Lochanhead falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG2 postcode district. The post town for Lochanhead is Dumfries.

Lochanhead on a map

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

Which county is Lochanhead in?

Lochanhead is in the ceremonial county of The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, the historic county of Kirkcudbrightshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.

Ceremonial CountyThe Stewartry of Kirkcudbright
Historic CountyKirkcudbrightshire
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway

Where is Lochanhead in The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright?

Lochanhead is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, and towards the easternmost extremity of The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright.

Location of Lochanhead within The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright

What is the postcode for Lochanhead?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Lochanhead is DG2 8JB.

Where is Lochanhead in DG2?

Lochanhead is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the DG2 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DG2 postcode district.

Location of Lochanhead within DG2

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What is the post town for Lochanhead?

The post town for Lochanhead is Dumfries. Lochanhead is in the DG2 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Dumfries.

What is the latitude and longitude of Lochanhead?

The centre of Lochanhead is located at position 55.02706° latitude and -3.70696° longitude.

Latitude55.02706°
Longitude-3.70696°

What is the easting and northing of Lochanhead?

The centre of Lochanhead is located at the grid reference easting 290982 and northing 571613 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting290982
Northing571613

What are the nearest towns to Lochanhead?

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

5m
Lochanhead is 5 miles south-west of Dumfries
8m
Lochanhead is 8 miles north-east of Dalbeattie
11m
Lochanhead is 11 miles north-east of Castle Douglas
13m
Lochanhead is 13 miles south-west of Lochmaben
15m
Lochanhead is 15 miles south-west of Lockerbie
17m
Lochanhead is 17 miles north-west of Silloth
17m
Lochanhead is 17 miles east of New Galloway
18m
Lochanhead is 18 miles west of Annan
19m
Lochanhead is 19 miles north-east of Kirkcudbright
22m
Lochanhead is 22 miles north-east of Gatehouse of Fleet

What are the nearest cities to Lochanhead?

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

32m
Lochanhead is 32 miles west of Carlisle
62m
Lochanhead is 62 miles south of Glasgow
67m
Lochanhead is 67 miles south of Edinburgh
76m
Lochanhead is 76 miles south of Stirling
77m
Lochanhead is 77 miles north-west of Lancaster
83m
Lochanhead is 83 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
86m
Lochanhead is 86 miles west of Durham
93m
Lochanhead is 93 miles west of Sunderland
95m
Lochanhead is 95 miles south of Perth
97m
Lochanhead is 97 miles north-west of Preston

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