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Where is Whitecraig?

Whitecraig is located in the county of East Lothian, Scotland, two miles south of the town of Musselburgh, 37 miles south of the major city of Dundee, six miles east of Edinburgh, 307 miles north of Cardiff, and 327 miles north of London. Whitecraig lies just north-east of the Midlothian border, and was historically in the county of Midlothian. Whitecraig falls within the unitary authority of East Lothian. It is in the EH21 postcode district. The post town for Whitecraig is Musselburgh.

Whitecraig on a map

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

Which county is Whitecraig in?

Whitecraig is in the ceremonial county of East Lothian, the historic county of Midlothian, and the administrative county of East Lothian.

Ceremonial CountyEast Lothian
Historic CountyMidlothian
Administrative CountyEast Lothian

Where is Whitecraig in East Lothian?

Whitecraig is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of East Lothian, and towards the westernmost extremity of East Lothian.

Location of Whitecraig within East Lothian
Location of Whitecraig within East Lothian

What is the postcode for Whitecraig?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Whitecraig is EH21 8NP.

Where is Whitecraig in EH21?

Whitecraig is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the EH21 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the EH21 postcode district.

Location of Whitecraig within EH21
Location of Whitecraig within EH21

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What is the post town for Whitecraig?

The post town for Whitecraig is Musselburgh. Whitecraig is in the EH21 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Musselburgh.

What is the latitude and longitude of Whitecraig?

The centre of Whitecraig is located at position 55.92021° latitude and -3.03572° longitude.

Latitude55.92021°
Longitude-3.03572°

What is the easting and northing of Whitecraig?

The centre of Whitecraig is located at the grid reference easting 335369 and northing 670165 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting335369
Northing670165

What are the nearest towns to Whitecraig?

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

south
2m
Whitecraig is 2 miles south of Musselburgh
north-east
3m
Whitecraig is 3 miles north-east of Dalkeith
south-west
3m
Whitecraig is 3 miles south-west of Prestonpans
south-west
4m
Whitecraig is 4 miles south-west of Tranent
north-east
4m
Whitecraig is 4 miles north-east of Bonnyrigg
south-west
5m
Whitecraig is 5 miles south-west of Cockenzie and Port Seton
north-east
5m
Whitecraig is 5 miles north-east of Loanhead
north-east
10m
Whitecraig is 10 miles north-east of Penicuik
west
10m
Whitecraig is 10 miles west of Haddington
south-east
12m
Whitecraig is 12 miles south-east of Kinghorn

What are the nearest cities to Whitecraig?

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

east
6m
Whitecraig is 6 miles east of Edinburgh
south-east
36m
Whitecraig is 36 miles south-east of Perth
south
37m
Whitecraig is 37 miles south of Dundee
east
37m
Whitecraig is 37 miles east of Stirling
east
47m
Whitecraig is 47 miles east of Glasgow
north
71m
Whitecraig is 71 miles north of Carlisle
north-west
86m
Whitecraig is 86 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
south-west
92m
Whitecraig is 92 miles south-west of Aberdeen
north-west
96m
Whitecraig is 96 miles north-west of Sunderland
north-west
98m
Whitecraig is 98 miles north-west of Durham

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