Thornhill is located in the county of Dumfries, Scotland, 11 miles south-east of the town of Sanquhar, 41 miles north-west of the major city of Carlisle, 54 miles south-west of Edinburgh, 261 miles north of Cardiff, and 298 miles north-west of London. Thornhill lies five miles south of the Lanarkshire border, and was historically in the county of Dumfriesshire. Thornhill falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG3 postcode district. The post town for Thornhill is Thornhill.
Thornhill is in the ceremonial county of Dumfries, the historic county of Dumfriesshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.
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Thornhill is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Dumfries, and towards the westernmost extremity of Dumfries.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Thornhill is DG3 5LJ.
Thornhill is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the DG3 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the DG3 postcode district.
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The post town for Thornhill is Thornhill. Thornhill is in the DG3 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Thornhill.
The centre of Thornhill is located at position 55.24139° latitude and -3.76576° longitude.
The centre of Thornhill is located at the grid reference easting 287827 and northing 595554 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Thornhill relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Thornhill to the centre of the town.
Position of Thornhill relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Thornhill to the centre of the city.