Where is Rankinston?

Rankinston is located in the county of Ayrshire and Arran, Scotland, eight miles south-west of the town of Cumnock, 33 miles south of the major city of Glasgow, 62 miles south-west of Edinburgh, 276 miles north of Cardiff, and 322 miles north-west of London. Rankinston was historically in the county of Ayrshire. Rankinston falls within the unitary authority of East Ayrshire. It is in the KA6 postcode district. The post town for Rankinston is Ayr.

Rankinston on a map

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

Which county is Rankinston in?

Rankinston is in the ceremonial county of Ayrshire and Arran, the historic county of Ayrshire, and the administrative county of East Ayrshire.

Ceremonial CountyAyrshire and Arran
Historic CountyAyrshire
Administrative CountyEast Ayrshire

Where is Rankinston in Ayrshire and Arran?

Rankinston is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Ayrshire and Arran, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Ayrshire and Arran.

Location of Rankinston within Ayrshire and Arran

What is the postcode for Rankinston?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Rankinston is KA6 7HE.

Where is Rankinston in KA6?

Rankinston is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the KA6 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the KA6 postcode district.

Location of Rankinston within KA6

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What is the post town for Rankinston?

The post town for Rankinston is Ayr. Rankinston is in the KA6 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Ayr.

What is the latitude and longitude of Rankinston?

The centre of Rankinston is located at position 55.39877° latitude and -4.44781° longitude.

Latitude55.39877°
Longitude-4.44781°

What is the easting and northing of Rankinston?

The centre of Rankinston is located at the grid reference easting 245084 and northing 614374 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting245084
Northing614374

What are the nearest towns to Rankinston?

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

8m
Rankinston is 8 miles south-west of Cumnock
8m
Rankinston is 8 miles south-east of Ayr
9m
Rankinston is 9 miles south-east of Prestwick
10m
Rankinston is 10 miles east of Maybole
13m
Rankinston is 13 miles south-east of Troon
14m
Rankinston is 14 miles south of Galston
15m
Rankinston is 15 miles south of Kilmarnock
15m
Rankinston is 15 miles south of Newmilns
16m
Rankinston is 16 miles south-west of Darvel
17m
Rankinston is 17 miles south-east of Irvine

What are the nearest cities to Rankinston?

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

33m
Rankinston is 33 miles south of Glasgow
53m
Rankinston is 53 miles south-west of Stirling
62m
Rankinston is 62 miles south-west of Edinburgh
69m
Rankinston is 69 miles north-west of Carlisle
79m
Rankinston is 79 miles south-west of Perth
93m
Rankinston is 93 miles south-west of Dundee
114m
Rankinston is 114 miles north-west of Lancaster
116m
Rankinston is 116 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
122m
Rankinston is 122 miles west of Durham
126m
Rankinston is 126 miles west of Sunderland

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