Where is Paisley?

Paisley is located in the county of Renfrewshire, Scotland, three miles south-west of the town of Renfrew, eight miles west of the major city of Glasgow, 49 miles west of Edinburgh, 306 miles north of Cardiff, and 347 miles north-west of London. Paisley lies two miles west of the City of Glasgow border. Paisley falls within the unitary authority of Renfrewshire. It is in the PA1 postcode district. The post town for Paisley is Paisley.

Paisley on a map

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

Which county is Paisley in?

Paisley is in the ceremonial county of Renfrewshire, the historic county of Renfrewshire, and the administrative county of Renfrewshire.

Ceremonial CountyRenfrewshire
Historic CountyRenfrewshire
Administrative CountyRenfrewshire

Where is Paisley in Renfrewshire?

Paisley is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Renfrewshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Renfrewshire.

Location of Paisley within Renfrewshire

What is the postcode for Paisley?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Paisley is PA1 2DJ.

Where is Paisley in PA1?

Paisley is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the PA1 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the PA1 postcode district.

Location of Paisley within PA1

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What is the post town for Paisley?

The post town for Paisley is Paisley. Paisley is in the PA1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Paisley.

What is the latitude and longitude of Paisley?

The centre of Paisley is located at position 55.84509° latitude and -4.42841° longitude.

Latitude55.84509°
Longitude-4.42841°

What is the easting and northing of Paisley?

The centre of Paisley is located at the grid reference easting 248051 and northing 663987 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting248051
Northing663987

What are the nearest towns to Paisley?

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

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Paisley is 3 miles south-west of Renfrew
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Paisley is 3 miles east of Johnstone
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Paisley is 3 miles north-west of Barrhead
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Paisley is 4 miles south of Clydebank
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Paisley is 5 miles south of Erskine
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Paisley is 6 miles south-west of Bearsden
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Paisley is 8 miles south-west of Milngavie
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Paisley is 8 miles west of Rutherglen
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Paisley is 9 miles south-east of Dumbarton
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Paisley is 9 miles south-west of Bishopbriggs

What are the nearest cities to Paisley?

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

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Paisley is 8 miles west of Glasgow
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Paisley is 27 miles south-west of Stirling
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Paisley is 49 miles west of Edinburgh
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Paisley is 54 miles south-west of Perth
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Paisley is 70 miles south-west of Dundee
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Paisley is 88 miles north-west of Carlisle
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Paisley is 113 miles south of Inverness
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Paisley is 126 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
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Paisley is 127 miles south-west of Aberdeen
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Paisley is 134 miles north-west of Durham

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