Plains is located in the county of Lanarkshire, Scotland, two miles east of the town of Airdrie, 12 miles east of the major city of Glasgow, 29 miles west of Edinburgh, 306 miles north of Cardiff, and 339 miles north-west of London. Plains lies three miles south-east of the Dunbartonshire border. Plains falls within the unitary authority of North Lanarkshire. It is in the ML6 postcode district. The post town for Plains is Airdrie.
Plains is in the ceremonial county of Lanarkshire, the historic county of Lanarkshire, and the administrative county of North Lanarkshire.
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Plains is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Lanarkshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Lanarkshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Plains is ML6 7JB.
Plains is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the ML6 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the ML6 postcode district.
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The post town for Plains is Airdrie. Plains is in the ML6 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Airdrie.
The centre of Plains is located at position 55.87951° latitude and -3.92484° longitude.
The centre of Plains is located at the grid reference easting 279682 and northing 666826 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Plains relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Plains to the centre of the town.
Position of Plains relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Plains to the centre of the city.