Where is Renton?

Renton is located in the county of Dunbartonshire, Scotland, one mile south of the town of Alexandria, 15 miles north-west of the major city of Glasgow, 54 miles west of Edinburgh, 316 miles north of Cardiff, and 358 miles north-west of London. Renton lies three miles north of the Renfrewshire border. Renton falls within the unitary authority of West Dunbartonshire. It is in the G82 postcode district. The post town for Renton is Dumbarton.

Renton on a map

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

Which county is Renton in?

Renton is in the ceremonial county of Dunbartonshire, the historic county of Dunbartonshire, and the administrative county of West Dunbartonshire.

Ceremonial CountyDunbartonshire
Historic CountyDunbartonshire
Administrative CountyWest Dunbartonshire

Where is Renton in Dunbartonshire?

Renton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Dunbartonshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Dunbartonshire.

Location of Renton within Dunbartonshire

What is the postcode for Renton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Renton is G82 4PQ.

Where is Renton in G82?

Renton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the G82 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the G82 postcode district.

Location of Renton within G82

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What is the post town for Renton?

The post town for Renton is Dumbarton. Renton is in the G82 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Dumbarton.

What is the latitude and longitude of Renton?

The centre of Renton is located at position 55.97305° latitude and -4.58419° longitude.

Latitude55.97305°
Longitude-4.58419°

What is the easting and northing of Renton?

The centre of Renton is located at the grid reference easting 238832 and northing 678577 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting238832
Northing678577

What are the nearest towns to Renton?

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

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Renton is 1 mile south of Alexandria
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Renton is 2 miles north of Dumbarton
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Renton is 5 miles north-east of Port Glasgow
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Renton is 6 miles east of Helensburgh
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Renton is 6 miles north-west of Erskine
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Renton is 7 miles east of Greenock
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Renton is 8 miles north-west of Clydebank
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Renton is 9 miles east of Gourock
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Renton is 10 miles north of Johnstone
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Renton is 10 miles north-west of Renfrew

What are the nearest cities to Renton?

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

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Renton is 15 miles north-west of Glasgow
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Renton is 27 miles west of Stirling
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Renton is 53 miles south-west of Perth
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Renton is 54 miles west of Edinburgh
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Renton is 71 miles south-west of Dundee
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Renton is 99 miles north-west of Carlisle
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Renton is 105 miles south of Inverness
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Renton is 125 miles south-west of Aberdeen
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Renton is 136 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
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Renton is 144 miles north-west of Durham

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