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 is in the ceremonial county of Wigtown, the historic county of Wigtownshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.
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Lochans is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Wigtown, and towards the westernmost extremity of Wigtown.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Lochans is DG9 9BA.
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.
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The post town for Lochans is Stranraer. Lochans is in the DG9 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Stranraer.
The centre of Lochans is located at position 54.86635° latitude and -5.00574° longitude.
The centre of Lochans is located at the grid reference easting 207211 and northing 556537 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Lochans relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Lochans to the centre of the town.
Position of Lochans relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Lochans to the centre of the city.