Where is Port William?

Port William is located in the county of Wigtown, Scotland, seven miles west of the town of Whithorn, 67 miles west of the major city of Carlisle, 99 miles south-west of Edinburgh, 234 miles north of Cardiff, and 291 miles north-west of London. Port William was historically in the county of Wigtownshire. Port William falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG8 postcode district. The post town for Port William is Newton Stewart.

Port William on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Port William
Location of Port William within the UK

Which county is Port William in?

Port William is in the ceremonial county of Wigtown, the historic county of Wigtownshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.

Ceremonial CountyWigtown
Historic CountyWigtownshire
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway

Where is Port William in Wigtown?

Port William is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Wigtown, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Wigtown.

Location of Port William within Wigtown

What is the postcode for Port William?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Port William is DG8 9SE.

Where is Port William in DG8?

Port William is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the DG8 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DG8 postcode district.

Location of Port William within DG8

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What is the post town for Port William?

The post town for Port William is Newton Stewart. Port William is in the DG8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Newton Stewart.

What is the latitude and longitude of Port William?

The centre of Port William is located at position 54.75973° latitude and -4.58303° longitude.

Latitude54.75973°
Longitude-4.58303°

What is the easting and northing of Port William?

The centre of Port William is located at the grid reference easting 233893 and northing 543593 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting233893
Northing543593

What are the nearest towns to Port William?

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

7m
Port William is 7 miles west of Whithorn
9m
Port William is 9 miles south-west of Wigtown
15m
Port William is 15 miles south of Newton Stewart
18m
Port William is 18 miles south-west of Gatehouse of Fleet
20m
Port William is 20 miles south-east of Stranraer
22m
Port William is 22 miles west of Kirkcudbright
28m
Port William is 28 miles south-west of New Galloway
29m
Port William is 29 miles south-west of Castle Douglas
33m
Port William is 33 miles west of Dalbeattie
35m
Port William is 35 miles south of Girvan

What are the nearest cities to Port William?

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

67m
Port William is 67 miles west of Carlisle
78m
Port William is 78 miles south of Glasgow
87m
Port William is 87 miles north-west of Lancaster
97m
Port William is 97 miles south of Stirling
99m
Port William is 99 miles south-west of Edinburgh
103m
Port William is 103 miles north-west of Preston
108m
Port William is 108 miles north of Bangor
114m
Port William is 114 miles north of St Asaph
114m
Port William is 114 miles north-west of Liverpool
120m
Port William is 120 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne

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