Where is Lochans?

Lochans is located in the county of Wigtown, Scotland, three miles south of the town of Stranraer, 75 miles south-west of the major city of Glasgow, 104 miles south-west of Edinburgh, 246 miles north of Cardiff, and 307 miles north-west of London. Lochans was historically in the county of Wigtownshire. Lochans falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG9 postcode district. The post town for Lochans is Stranraer.

Lochans on a map

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

Which county is Lochans in?

Lochans 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 Lochans in Wigtown?

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

Location of Lochans within Wigtown

What is the postcode for Lochans?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Lochans is DG9 9BA.

Where is Lochans in DG9?

Lochans is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the DG9 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DG9 postcode district.

Location of Lochans within DG9

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What is the post town for Lochans?

The post town for Lochans is Stranraer. Lochans is in the DG9 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Stranraer.

What is the latitude and longitude of Lochans?

The centre of Lochans is located at position 54.86635° latitude and -5.00574° longitude.

Latitude54.86635°
Longitude-5.00574°

What is the easting and northing of Lochans?

The centre of Lochans is located at the grid reference easting 207211 and northing 556537 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting207211
Northing556537

What are the nearest towns to Lochans?

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

3m
Lochans is 3 miles south of Stranraer
22m
Lochans is 22 miles west of Newton Stewart
22m
Lochans is 22 miles west of Wigtown
25m
Lochans is 25 miles north-west of Whithorn
27m
Lochans is 27 miles south of Girvan
33m
Lochans is 33 miles west of Gatehouse of Fleet
36m
Lochans is 36 miles south-west of Maybole
37m
Lochans is 37 miles west of New Galloway
38m
Lochans is 38 miles west of Kirkcudbright
43m
Lochans is 43 miles west of Castle Douglas

What are the nearest cities to Lochans?

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

75m
Lochans is 75 miles south-west of Glasgow
83m
Lochans is 83 miles west of Carlisle
96m
Lochans is 96 miles south-west of Stirling
104m
Lochans is 104 miles south-west of Edinburgh
105m
Lochans is 105 miles north-west of Lancaster
119m
Lochans is 119 miles north of Bangor
121m
Lochans is 121 miles north-west of Preston
122m
Lochans is 122 miles south-west of Perth
128m
Lochans is 128 miles north-west of St Asaph
130m
Lochans is 130 miles north-west of Liverpool

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