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Where is Racks?

Racks is located in the county of Dumfries, Scotland, four miles east of the town of Dumfries, 26 miles north-west of the major city of Carlisle, 64 miles south of Edinburgh, 247 miles north of Cardiff, and 282 miles north-west of London. Racks was historically in the county of Dumfriesshire. Racks falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG1 postcode district. The post town for Racks is Dumfries.

Racks on a map

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

Which county is Racks in?

Racks is in the ceremonial county of Dumfries, the historic county of Dumfriesshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.

Ceremonial CountyDumfries
Historic CountyDumfriesshire
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway

Where is Racks in Dumfries?

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

Location of Racks within Dumfries
Location of Racks within Dumfries

What is the postcode for Racks?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Racks is DG1 4PU.

Where is Racks in DG1?

Racks is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the DG1 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DG1 postcode district.

Location of Racks within DG1
Location of Racks within DG1

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What is the post town for Racks?

The post town for Racks is Dumfries. Racks is in the DG1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Dumfries.

What is the latitude and longitude of Racks?

The centre of Racks is located at position 55.05399° latitude and -3.51538° longitude.

Latitude55.05399°
Longitude-3.51538°

What is the easting and northing of Racks?

The centre of Racks is located at the grid reference easting 303293 and northing 574328 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting303293
Northing574328

What are the nearest towns to Racks?

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

east
4m
Racks is 4 miles east of Dumfries
south-west
6m
Racks is 6 miles south-west of Lochmaben
south-west
8m
Racks is 8 miles south-west of Lockerbie
north-west
11m
Racks is 11 miles north-west of Annan
north
14m
Racks is 14 miles north of Silloth
north-east
15m
Racks is 15 miles north-east of Dalbeattie
north-east
18m
Racks is 18 miles north-east of Castle Douglas
south
20m
Racks is 20 miles south of Moffat
north-west
21m
Racks is 21 miles north-west of Wigton
north
21m
Racks is 21 miles north of Aspatria

What are the nearest cities to Racks?

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

north-west
26m
Racks is 26 miles north-west of Carlisle
south-east
63m
Racks is 63 miles south-east of Glasgow
south
64m
Racks is 64 miles south of Edinburgh
north
75m
Racks is 75 miles north of Lancaster
south
75m
Racks is 75 miles south of Stirling
west
76m
Racks is 76 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
west
79m
Racks is 79 miles west of Durham
west
85m
Racks is 85 miles west of Sunderland
south
93m
Racks is 93 miles south of Perth
north
95m
Racks is 95 miles north of Preston