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Where is Longtown?

Longtown is located in the county of Cumbria, North West England, eight miles north of the major city of Carlisle, 66 miles south of Edinburgh, 244 miles north of Cardiff, and 269 miles north-west of London. Longtown lies three miles south-east of the Dumfries border, and was historically in the county of Cumberland. Longtown falls within the district council of Carlisle, under the county council of Cumbria. It is in the CA6 postcode district. The post town for Longtown is Carlisle.

COVID-19: Longtown coronavirus cases are reported by Public Health England within the Cumbria case numbers. This Longtown coronavirus map shows the position of Longtown within Cumbria, along with the number of cases in Cumbria and each of the surrounding areas.

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Map showing extent of Longtown as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Longtown
Map showing location of Longtown within the UK
Location of Longtown within the UK

Which county is Longtown in?

Longtown is in the ceremonial county of Cumbria, the historic county of Cumberland, and the administrative county of Cumbria.

Ceremonial CountyCumbria
Historic CountyCumberland
Administrative CountyCumbria

Where is Longtown in Cumbria?

Longtown is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Cumbria, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Cumbria.

Map showing location of Longtown within Cumbria
Location of Longtown within Cumbria

What is the postcode for Longtown?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Longtown is CA6 5UA.

Where is Longtown in CA6?

Longtown is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the CA6 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the CA6 postcode district.

Map showing location of Longtown within CA6
Location of Longtown within CA6

What is the post town for Longtown?

The post town for Longtown is Carlisle. Longtown is in the CA6 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Carlisle.

What is the latitude and longitude of Longtown?

The centre of Longtown is located at position 55.00874° latitude and -2.97197° longitude.

Latitude55.00874°
Longitude-2.97197°

What is the easting and northing of Longtown?

The centre of Longtown is located at the grid reference easting 337935 and northing 568674 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting337935
Northing568674

What are the nearest towns to Longtown?

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

south
10m
Longtown is 10 miles south of Langholm
north-west
11m
Longtown is 11 miles north-west of Brampton
east
12m
Longtown is 12 miles east of Annan
north-east
15m
Longtown is 15 miles north-east of Wigton
south-east
17m
Longtown is 17 miles south-east of Lockerbie
north-east
19m
Longtown is 19 miles north-east of Silloth
south-east
20m
Longtown is 20 miles south-east of Lochmaben
west
21m
Longtown is 21 miles west of Haltwhistle
north-east
22m
Longtown is 22 miles north-east of Aspatria
north-west
25m
Longtown is 25 miles north-west of Alston

What are the nearest cities to Longtown?

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

north
8m
Longtown is 8 miles north of Carlisle
west
54m
Longtown is 54 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
west
58m
Longtown is 58 miles west of Durham
west
64m
Longtown is 64 miles west of Sunderland
south
66m
Longtown is 66 miles south of Edinburgh
north
67m
Longtown is 67 miles north of Lancaster
south-east
77m
Longtown is 77 miles south-east of Glasgow
north-west
84m
Longtown is 84 miles north-west of Ripon
south-east
85m
Longtown is 85 miles south-east of Stirling
north
87m
Longtown is 87 miles north of Preston

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