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  1. Alness

Where is Alness?

Alness is located in the county of Ross and Cromarty, Scotland, three miles west of the town of Invergordon, 89 miles north-west of the major city of Aberdeen, 127 miles north of Edinburgh, 432 miles north of Cardiff, and 458 miles north of London. Alness falls within the unitary authority of Highland. It is in the IV17 postcode district. The post town for Alness is Alness.

Alness on a map

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

Which county is Alness in?

Alness is in the ceremonial county of Ross and Cromarty, the historic county of Ross and Cromarty, and the administrative county of Highland.

Ceremonial CountyRoss and Cromarty
Historic CountyRoss and Cromarty
Administrative CountyHighland

Where is Alness in Ross and Cromarty?

Alness is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Ross and Cromarty, and towards the easternmost extremity of Ross and Cromarty.

Map showing location of Alness within Ross and Cromarty
Location of Alness within Ross and Cromarty

What is the postcode for Alness?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Alness is IV17 0SW.

Where is Alness in IV17?

Alness is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the IV17 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the IV17 postcode district.

Map showing location of Alness within IV17
Location of Alness within IV17

What is the post town for Alness?

The post town for Alness is Alness. Alness is in the IV17 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Alness.

What is the latitude and longitude of Alness?

The centre of Alness is located at position 57.6955° latitude and -4.24973° longitude.

Latitude57.6955°
Longitude-4.24973°

What is the easting and northing of Alness?

The centre of Alness is located at the grid reference easting 266003 and northing 869523 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting266003
Northing869523

What are the nearest towns to Alness?

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

west
3m
Alness is 3 miles west of Invergordon
west
8m
Alness is 8 miles west of Cromarty
north-west
9m
Alness is 9 miles north-west of Fortrose
north-east
10m
Alness is 10 miles north-east of Dingwall
south-west
11m
Alness is 11 miles south-west of Tain
south-west
15m
Alness is 15 miles south-west of Dornoch
north-west
16m
Alness is 16 miles north-west of Nairn
west
24m
Alness is 24 miles west of Forres
west
28m
Alness is 28 miles west of Burghead
north-west
35m
Alness is 35 miles north-west of Grantown-on-Spey

What are the nearest cities to Alness?

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

north
15m
Alness is 15 miles north of Inverness
north-west
89m
Alness is 89 miles north-west of Aberdeen
north
95m
Alness is 95 miles north of Perth
north-west
98m
Alness is 98 miles north-west of Dundee
north
110m
Alness is 110 miles north of Stirling
north
127m
Alness is 127 miles north of Glasgow
north
127m
Alness is 127 miles north of Edinburgh
north
200m
Alness is 200 miles north of Carlisle
north-west
214m
Alness is 214 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
north-west
222m
Alness is 222 miles north-west of Sunderland

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