Where is New Abbey?

New Abbey is located in the county of Dumfries, Scotland, six miles south of the town of Dumfries, 28 miles west of the major city of Carlisle, 69 miles south of Edinburgh, 243 miles north of Cardiff, and 280 miles north-west of London. New Abbey lies three miles east of the The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright border, and was historically in the county of Kirkcudbrightshire. New Abbey falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG2 postcode district. The post town for New Abbey is Dumfries.

New Abbey on a map

Bounding box showing extent of New Abbey
Location of New Abbey within the UK

Which county is New Abbey in?

New Abbey is in the ceremonial county of Dumfries, the historic county of Kirkcudbrightshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.

Ceremonial CountyDumfries
Historic CountyKirkcudbrightshire
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway

Where is New Abbey in Dumfries?

New Abbey is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Dumfries, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Dumfries.

Location of New Abbey within Dumfries

What is the postcode for New Abbey?

The nearest postcode to the centre of New Abbey is DG2 8DX.

Where is New Abbey in DG2?

New Abbey is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the DG2 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the DG2 postcode district.

Location of New Abbey within DG2

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What is the post town for New Abbey?

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

What is the latitude and longitude of New Abbey?

The centre of New Abbey is located at position 54.98109° latitude and -3.62439° longitude.

Latitude54.98109°
Longitude-3.62439°

What is the easting and northing of New Abbey?

The centre of New Abbey is located at the grid reference easting 296141 and northing 566373 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting296141
Northing566373

What are the nearest towns to New Abbey?

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

6m
New Abbey is 6 miles south of Dumfries
9m
New Abbey is 9 miles east of Dalbeattie
12m
New Abbey is 12 miles north-west of Silloth
12m
New Abbey is 12 miles east of Castle Douglas
13m
New Abbey is 13 miles south-west of Lochmaben
14m
New Abbey is 14 miles south-west of Lockerbie
14m
New Abbey is 14 miles west of Annan
19m
New Abbey is 19 miles north-west of Aspatria
19m
New Abbey is 19 miles north of Maryport
20m
New Abbey is 20 miles north-east of Kirkcudbright

What are the nearest cities to New Abbey?

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

28m
New Abbey is 28 miles west of Carlisle
66m
New Abbey is 66 miles south of Glasgow
69m
New Abbey is 69 miles south of Edinburgh
72m
New Abbey is 72 miles north-west of Lancaster
79m
New Abbey is 79 miles south of Stirling
80m
New Abbey is 80 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
83m
New Abbey is 83 miles west of Durham
89m
New Abbey is 89 miles west of Sunderland
92m
New Abbey is 92 miles north-west of Preston
98m
New Abbey is 98 miles south of Perth

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