1. Plains

Where is Plains?

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 on a map

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

Which county is Plains in?

Plains is in the ceremonial county of Lanarkshire, the historic county of Lanarkshire, and the administrative county of North Lanarkshire.

Ceremonial CountyLanarkshire
Historic CountyLanarkshire
Administrative CountyNorth Lanarkshire

Where is Plains in Lanarkshire?

Plains is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Lanarkshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Lanarkshire.

Location of Plains within Lanarkshire

What is the postcode for Plains?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Plains is ML6 7JB.

Where is Plains in ML6?

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.

Location of Plains within ML6

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What is the post town for Plains?

The post town for Plains is Airdrie. Plains is in the ML6 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Airdrie.

What is the latitude and longitude of Plains?

The centre of Plains is located at position 55.87951° latitude and -3.92484° longitude.

Latitude55.87951°
Longitude-3.92484°

What is the easting and northing of Plains?

The centre of Plains is located at the grid reference easting 279682 and northing 666826 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting279682
Northing666826

What are the nearest towns to Plains?

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

2m
Plains is 2 miles east of Airdrie
4m
Plains is 4 miles east of Coatbridge
5m
Plains is 5 miles south-east of Cumbernauld
6m
Plains is 6 miles north-east of Bellshill
7m
Plains is 7 miles north-east of Motherwell
7m
Plains is 7 miles north of Wishaw
7m
Plains is 7 miles north-east of Uddingston
8m
Plains is 8 miles north-east of Hamilton
9m
Plains is 9 miles south-east of Kilsyth
9m
Plains is 9 miles west of Armadale

What are the nearest cities to Plains?

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

12m
Plains is 12 miles east of Glasgow
16m
Plains is 16 miles south of Stirling
29m
Plains is 29 miles west of Edinburgh
40m
Plains is 40 miles south-west of Perth
54m
Plains is 54 miles south-west of Dundee
79m
Plains is 79 miles north-west of Carlisle
110m
Plains is 110 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
111m
Plains is 111 miles south of Inverness
112m
Plains is 112 miles south-west of Aberdeen
120m
Plains is 120 miles north-west of Durham

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