Overton is located in the county of Dumfries, Scotland, eight miles south of the town of Dumfries, 27 miles west of the major city of Carlisle, 70 miles south of Edinburgh, 241 miles north of Cardiff, and 278 miles north-west of London. Overton lies three miles east of the The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright border, and was historically in the county of Kirkcudbrightshire. Overton falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG2 postcode district. The post town for Overton is Dumfries.
Overton is in the ceremonial county of Dumfries, the historic county of Kirkcudbrightshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.
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Overton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Dumfries, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Dumfries.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Overton is DG2 8DQ.
Overton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the DG2 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the DG2 postcode district.
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The post town for Overton is Dumfries. Overton is in the DG2 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Dumfries.
The centre of Overton is located at position 54.96154° latitude and -3.5913° longitude.
The centre of Overton is located at the grid reference easting 298209 and northing 564149 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Overton relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Overton to the centre of the town.
Position of Overton relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Overton to the centre of the city.