a residential and agricultural postcode in Wigtown, Dumfries and Galloway

DG8 9JN Location Map


Latitude: 54.8704 / 54°52'13"N

Longitude: -4.4443 / 4°26'39"W

OS Eastings: 243250

OS Northings: 555586

OS Grid: NX432555

Mapcode National: GBR HHDV.302

Mapcode Global: WH3TT.PVW4

Open Location Code: 9C6QVHC4+57

Geographic coordinates are the approximate centre of the area covered by DG8 9JN, and are not necessarily those of any specific postal address within it.

Kirklea Place, Wigtown, Newton Stewart DG8 9JN


DG8 9JN is a residential and agricultural postcode in Wigtown, Dumfries and Galloway. It was first introduced in May 1987.

The most common council tax band is A.

DG8 9JN is in the Newton Stewart travel to work area. NHS services are provided by the Dumfries and Galloway Community Health Partnership Primary Care Trust.

DG8 9JN has a Healthy Living Index of 2/10 (Very low).

DG8 9JN has a Neighbourhood Retail Diversity Index of 4/10 (Low), and an Area Retail Diversity Index of 1/10 (Very low). Supermarkets near DG8 9JN include Co-Operative Food. (Source: Open Streetmap)

DG8 9JN is approximately 47m (154ft) above sea level.

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Councils, constituencies and elected representatives

Residents of DG8 9JN are represented at different levels of local, regional and national government by elected representatives. Where known, these are shown here.

This data is updated approximately monthly, and may not necessarily take account of the results of any elections held recently.

Please note! Local elections were held across much of the UK on 2nd May 2019, and elections to the European parliament are scheduled to be held on 23rd May 2019. The list of elected representatives shown here will be updated as soon as possible after the election results are published, but you should not rely on them in the short term.

Unitary Authority

Dumfries and Galloway Council


Mid Galloway and Wigtown West


Jim McClung (SNP)
Grahame A Forster (Non Aligned)
Roberta Tuckfield (Dumfries and Galloway Independent)

Scottish Parliament


South Scotland

Regional MSPs

Michelle Ballantyne (Conservative)
Claudia Beamish (Labour)
Emma Harper (SNP)
Joan McAlpine (SNP)
Colin Smyth (Labour)
Paul Wheelhouse (SNP)
Brian Whittle (Conservative)


Scottish Parliament constituency

Galloway and West Dumfries


Finlay Carson (Conservative)

United Kingdom Parliament


Dumfries and Galloway


Mr Alister Jack (Conservative)

European Parliament

European Region



Ian Hudghton (SNP)
David Martin (Labour)
Baroness Nosheena Mobarik CBE (Conservative)
Alyn Smith (SNP)
Catherine Stihler (Labour)
David Coburn ()

Broadband Internet

Ofcom publishes annual statistics for Broadband availability. This is the most recent data for DG8 9JN.

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Premises below Universal Service Obligation
  • Definitions
  • Ultrafast: 300Mbit/s or greater
  • Superfast: 30Mbit/s to less than 300Mbit/s
  • Universal Service Obligation: Download speeds at or above 10Mbit/s and upload speeds at or above 1Mbit/s


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Government Statistical Service (GSS) Codes for DG8 9JN

Unitary Authority
Dumfries and Galloway Council
Unitary Authority ward (UTW)
Mid Galloway and Wigtown West
UK Parliament constituency
Dumfries and Galloway
European region

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