Where is Ruthwell?

Ruthwell is located in the county of Dumfries, Scotland, six miles west of the town of Annan, 20 miles west of the major city of Carlisle, 67 miles south of Edinburgh, 243 miles north of Cardiff, and 276 miles north-west of London. Ruthwell lies four miles north-west of the Cumbria border, and was historically in the county of Dumfriesshire. Ruthwell falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG1 postcode district. The post town for Ruthwell is Dumfries.

Ruthwell on a map

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

Which county is Ruthwell in?

Ruthwell 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 Ruthwell in Dumfries?

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

Location of Ruthwell within Dumfries

What is the postcode for Ruthwell?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Ruthwell is DG1 4NN.

Where is Ruthwell in DG1?

Ruthwell is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the DG1 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the DG1 postcode district.

Location of Ruthwell within DG1

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What is the post town for Ruthwell?

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

What is the latitude and longitude of Ruthwell?

The centre of Ruthwell is located at position 54.99326° latitude and -3.40847° longitude.

Latitude54.99326°
Longitude-3.40847°

What is the easting and northing of Ruthwell?

The centre of Ruthwell is located at the grid reference easting 309986 and northing 567428 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting309986
Northing567428

What are the nearest towns to Ruthwell?

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

6m
Ruthwell is 6 miles west of Annan
9m
Ruthwell is 9 miles north of Silloth
9m
Ruthwell is 9 miles south of Lockerbie
9m
Ruthwell is 9 miles south of Lochmaben
10m
Ruthwell is 10 miles south-east of Dumfries
15m
Ruthwell is 15 miles north-west of Wigton
16m
Ruthwell is 16 miles north of Aspatria
17m
Ruthwell is 17 miles east of Dalbeattie
17m
Ruthwell is 17 miles west of Longtown
20m
Ruthwell is 20 miles south-west of Langholm

What are the nearest cities to Ruthwell?

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

20m
Ruthwell is 20 miles west of Carlisle
67m
Ruthwell is 67 miles south of Edinburgh
68m
Ruthwell is 68 miles south-east of Glasgow
70m
Ruthwell is 70 miles north of Lancaster
72m
Ruthwell is 72 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
74m
Ruthwell is 74 miles west of Durham
80m
Ruthwell is 80 miles south of Stirling
81m
Ruthwell is 81 miles west of Sunderland
90m
Ruthwell is 90 miles north of Preston
96m
Ruthwell is 96 miles north-west of Ripon

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