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Where is Portsonachan?

Portsonachan is located in the county of Argyll and Bute, Scotland, eight miles north of the town of Inveraray, 49 miles north-west of the major city of Glasgow, 81 miles west of Edinburgh, 346 miles north of Cardiff, and 391 miles north-west of London. Portsonachan was historically in the county of Argyllshire. Portsonachan falls within the unitary authority of Argyll and Bute. It is in the PA33 postcode district. The post town for Portsonachan is Dalmally.

Portsonachan on a map

Map showing extent of Portsonachan as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Portsonachan
Map showing location of Portsonachan within the UK
Location of Portsonachan within the UK

Which county is Portsonachan in?

Portsonachan is in the ceremonial county of Argyll and Bute, the historic county of Argyllshire, and the administrative county of Argyll and Bute.

Ceremonial CountyArgyll and Bute
Historic CountyArgyllshire
Administrative CountyArgyll and Bute

Where is Portsonachan in Argyll and Bute?

Portsonachan is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Argyll and Bute, and towards the easternmost extremity of Argyll and Bute.

Map showing location of Portsonachan within Argyll and Bute
Location of Portsonachan within Argyll and Bute

What is the postcode for Portsonachan?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Portsonachan is PA33 1BJ.

Where is Portsonachan in PA33?

Portsonachan is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the PA33 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the PA33 postcode district.

Map showing location of Portsonachan within PA33
Location of Portsonachan within PA33

What is the post town for Portsonachan?

The post town for Portsonachan is Dalmally. Portsonachan is in the PA33 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Dalmally.

What is the latitude and longitude of Portsonachan?

The centre of Portsonachan is located at position 56.33887° latitude and -5.16186° longitude.

Latitude56.33887°
Longitude-5.16186°

What is the easting and northing of Portsonachan?

The centre of Portsonachan is located at the grid reference easting 204662 and northing 720770 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting204662
Northing720770

What are the nearest towns to Portsonachan?

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

north
8m
Portsonachan is 8 miles north of Inveraray
south-east
13m
Portsonachan is 13 miles south-east of Oban
north-east
23m
Portsonachan is 23 miles north-east of Lochgilphead
north
28m
Portsonachan is 28 miles north of Dunoon
north-west
28m
Portsonachan is 28 miles north-west of Helensburgh
north-west
29m
Portsonachan is 29 miles north-west of Gourock
north-west
31m
Portsonachan is 31 miles north-west of Greenock
north-west
33m
Portsonachan is 33 miles north-west of Alexandria
south
33m
Portsonachan is 33 miles south of Fort William
north-west
33m
Portsonachan is 33 miles north-west of Port Glasgow

What are the nearest cities to Portsonachan?

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

north-west
49m
Portsonachan is 49 miles north-west of Glasgow
west
50m
Portsonachan is 50 miles west of Stirling
west
66m
Portsonachan is 66 miles west of Perth
west
81m
Portsonachan is 81 miles west of Edinburgh
west
84m
Portsonachan is 84 miles west of Dundee
south-west
87m
Portsonachan is 87 miles south-west of Inverness
south-west
129m
Portsonachan is 129 miles south-west of Aberdeen
north-west
133m
Portsonachan is 133 miles north-west of Carlisle
north-west
168m
Portsonachan is 168 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
north-west
177m
Portsonachan is 177 miles north-west of Durham