Where is Milton?

Milton is located in the county of Dumfries, Scotland, nine miles north-west of the town of Dumfries, 39 miles north-west of the major city of Carlisle, 62 miles south-west of Edinburgh, 254 miles north of Cardiff, and 293 miles north-west of London. Milton lies two miles north-east of the The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright border, and was historically in the county of Dumfriesshire. Milton falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG2 postcode district. The post town for Milton is Dumfries.

Milton on a map

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

Which county is Milton in?

Milton is in the ceremonial county of Dumfries, the historic county of Dumfriesshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.

Ceremonial CountyDumfries
Historic CountyDumfriesshire
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway

Where is Milton in Dumfries?

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

Location of Milton within Dumfries

What is the postcode for Milton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Milton is DG2 0UP.

Where is Milton in DG2?

Milton is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the DG2 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DG2 postcode district.

Location of Milton within DG2

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What is the post town for Milton?

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

What is the latitude and longitude of Milton?

The centre of Milton is located at position 55.13533° latitude and -3.8104° longitude.

Latitude55.13533°
Longitude-3.8104°

What is the easting and northing of Milton?

The centre of Milton is located at the grid reference easting 284683 and northing 583827 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting284683
Northing583827

What are the nearest towns to Milton?

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

9m
Milton is 9 miles north-west of Dumfries
14m
Milton is 14 miles east of New Galloway
14m
Milton is 14 miles north of Dalbeattie
14m
Milton is 14 miles north of Castle Douglas
15m
Milton is 15 miles west of Lochmaben
17m
Milton is 17 miles south of Sanquhar
18m
Milton is 18 miles west of Lockerbie
20m
Milton is 20 miles south-west of Moffat
23m
Milton is 23 miles north-east of Kirkcudbright
23m
Milton is 23 miles north-east of Gatehouse of Fleet

What are the nearest cities to Milton?

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

39m
Milton is 39 miles north-west of Carlisle
53m
Milton is 53 miles south of Glasgow
62m
Milton is 62 miles south-west of Edinburgh
68m
Milton is 68 miles south of Stirling
85m
Milton is 85 miles north-west of Lancaster
88m
Milton is 88 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
88m
Milton is 88 miles south of Perth
92m
Milton is 92 miles west of Durham
97m
Milton is 97 miles south of Dundee
98m
Milton is 98 miles west of Sunderland

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