Whithorn is located in the county of Wigtown, Scotland, nine miles south of the town of Wigtown, 60 miles west of the major city of Carlisle, 97 miles south-west of Edinburgh, 231 miles north of Cardiff, and 285 miles north-west of London. Whithorn was historically in the county of Wigtownshire. Whithorn falls within the unitary authority of Dumfries and Galloway. It is in the DG8 postcode district. The post town for Whithorn is Newton Stewart.
Whithorn is in the ceremonial county of Wigtown, the historic county of Wigtownshire, and the administrative county of Dumfries and Galloway.
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Whithorn is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Wigtown, and towards the easternmost extremity of Wigtown.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Whithorn is DG8 8NY.
Whithorn is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the DG8 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the DG8 postcode district.
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The post town for Whithorn is Newton Stewart. Whithorn is in the DG8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Newton Stewart.
The centre of Whithorn is located at position 54.73397° latitude and -4.41486° longitude.
The centre of Whithorn is located at the grid reference easting 244613 and northing 540342 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Whithorn relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Whithorn to the centre of the town.
Position of Whithorn relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Whithorn to the centre of the city.