Where is Overton?

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 on a map

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

Which county is Overton in?

Overton 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 Overton in Dumfries?

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

Location of Overton within Dumfries

What is the postcode for Overton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Overton is DG2 8DQ.

Where is Overton in DG2?

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

Location of Overton within DG2

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What is the post town for Overton?

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

What is the latitude and longitude of Overton?

The centre of Overton is located at position 54.96154° latitude and -3.5913° longitude.

Latitude54.96154°
Longitude-3.5913°

What is the easting and northing of Overton?

The centre of Overton is located at the grid reference easting 298209 and northing 564149 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting298209
Northing564149

What are the nearest towns to Overton?

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

8m
Overton is 8 miles south of Dumfries
9m
Overton is 9 miles east of Dalbeattie
10m
Overton is 10 miles north-west of Silloth
13m
Overton is 13 miles south-west of Lochmaben
13m
Overton is 13 miles west of Annan
14m
Overton is 14 miles east of Castle Douglas
14m
Overton is 14 miles south-west of Lockerbie
17m
Overton is 17 miles north-west of Aspatria
17m
Overton is 17 miles north of Maryport
20m
Overton is 20 miles north-west of Wigton

What are the nearest cities to Overton?

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

27m
Overton is 27 miles west of Carlisle
67m
Overton is 67 miles south of Glasgow
70m
Overton is 70 miles south of Edinburgh
71m
Overton is 71 miles north-west of Lancaster
79m
Overton is 79 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
81m
Overton is 81 miles south of Stirling
81m
Overton is 81 miles west of Durham
88m
Overton is 88 miles west of Sunderland
91m
Overton is 91 miles north-west of Preston
99m
Overton is 99 miles south of Perth

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