Where is Maxton?

Maxton is located in the county of Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale, Scotland, five miles south-east of the town of Melrose, 48 miles north of the major city of Carlisle, 35 miles south-east of Edinburgh, 283 miles north of Cardiff, and 298 miles north of London. Maxton lies seven miles south-west of the Berwickshire border, and was historically in the county of Roxburghshire. Maxton falls within the unitary authority of Scottish Borders. It is in the TD6 postcode district. The post town for Maxton is Melrose.

Maxton on a map

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

Which county is Maxton in?

Maxton is in the ceremonial county of Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale, the historic county of Roxburghshire, and the administrative county of Scottish Borders.

Ceremonial CountyRoxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale
Historic CountyRoxburghshire
Administrative CountyScottish Borders

Where is Maxton in Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale?

Maxton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale.

Location of Maxton within Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale

What is the postcode for Maxton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Maxton is TD6 0RR.

Where is Maxton in TD6?

Maxton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the TD6 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the TD6 postcode district.

Location of Maxton within TD6

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What is the post town for Maxton?

The post town for Maxton is Melrose. Maxton is in the TD6 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Melrose.

What is the latitude and longitude of Maxton?

The centre of Maxton is located at position 55.56406° latitude and -2.61577° longitude.

Latitude55.56406°
Longitude-2.61577°

What is the easting and northing of Maxton?

The centre of Maxton is located at the grid reference easting 361262 and northing 630214 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting361262
Northing630214

What are the nearest towns to Maxton?

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

5m
Maxton is 5 miles south-east of Melrose
6m
Maxton is 6 miles north of Jedburgh
7m
Maxton is 7 miles west of Kelso
8m
Maxton is 8 miles south-east of Galashiels
9m
Maxton is 9 miles east of Selkirk
12m
Maxton is 12 miles north-east of Hawick
12m
Maxton is 12 miles south-east of Lauder
16m
Maxton is 16 miles south-west of Coldstream
18m
Maxton is 18 miles east of Innerleithen
18m
Maxton is 18 miles south-west of Duns

What are the nearest cities to Maxton?

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

35m
Maxton is 35 miles south-east of Edinburgh
48m
Maxton is 48 miles north of Carlisle
57m
Maxton is 57 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
63m
Maxton is 63 miles south of Dundee
64m
Maxton is 64 miles south-east of Stirling
66m
Maxton is 66 miles south-east of Perth
67m
Maxton is 67 miles east of Glasgow
67m
Maxton is 67 miles north-west of Sunderland
68m
Maxton is 68 miles north-west of Durham
105m
Maxton is 105 miles north of Lancaster

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