Where is Prestonmill?

Prestonmill is located in the county of Dumfries, Scotland, eight miles east of the town of Dalbeattie, 27 miles west of the major city of Carlisle, 75 miles south of Edinburgh, 237 miles north of Cardiff, and 275 miles north-west of London. Prestonmill lies roughly one mile south-east of the The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright border, and was historically in the county of Kirkcudbrightshire. Prestonmill falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG2 postcode district. The post town for Prestonmill is Dumfries.

Prestonmill on a map

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

Which county is Prestonmill in?

Prestonmill is in the ceremonial county of Dumfries, the historic county of Kirkcudbrightshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.

Ceremonial CountyDumfries
Historic CountyKirkcudbrightshire
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway

Where is Prestonmill in Dumfries?

Prestonmill is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Dumfries, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Dumfries.

Location of Prestonmill within Dumfries

What is the postcode for Prestonmill?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Prestonmill is DG2 8AE.

Where is Prestonmill in DG2?

Prestonmill is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the DG2 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the DG2 postcode district.

Location of Prestonmill within DG2

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What is the post town for Prestonmill?

The post town for Prestonmill is Dumfries. Prestonmill is in the DG2 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Dumfries.

What is the latitude and longitude of Prestonmill?

The centre of Prestonmill is located at position 54.90312° latitude and -3.6161° longitude.

Latitude54.90312°
Longitude-3.6161°

What is the easting and northing of Prestonmill?

The centre of Prestonmill is located at the grid reference easting 296471 and northing 557685 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting296471
Northing557685

What are the nearest towns to Prestonmill?

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

8m
Prestonmill is 8 miles east of Dalbeattie
9m
Prestonmill is 9 miles west of Silloth
12m
Prestonmill is 12 miles south of Dumfries
13m
Prestonmill is 13 miles east of Castle Douglas
14m
Prestonmill is 14 miles north of Maryport
15m
Prestonmill is 15 miles north-west of Aspatria
15m
Prestonmill is 15 miles west of Annan
17m
Prestonmill is 17 miles south-west of Lochmaben
18m
Prestonmill is 18 miles east of Kirkcudbright
18m
Prestonmill is 18 miles north of Workington

What are the nearest cities to Prestonmill?

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

27m
Prestonmill is 27 miles west of Carlisle
67m
Prestonmill is 67 miles north-west of Lancaster
71m
Prestonmill is 71 miles south of Glasgow
75m
Prestonmill is 75 miles south of Edinburgh
80m
Prestonmill is 80 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
82m
Prestonmill is 82 miles west of Durham
85m
Prestonmill is 85 miles south of Stirling
87m
Prestonmill is 87 miles north-west of Preston
89m
Prestonmill is 89 miles west of Sunderland
100m
Prestonmill is 100 miles north-west of Ripon

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