Where is Alterwall?

Alterwall is located in the county of Caithness, Scotland, ten miles north-west of the town of Wick, 106 miles north-west of the major city of Aberdeen, 181 miles north of Edinburgh, 490 miles north of Cardiff, and 502 miles north of London. Alterwall falls within the unitary authority of Highland. It is in the KW1 postcode district. The post town for Alterwall is Wick.

Alterwall on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Alterwall
Location of Alterwall within the UK

Which county is Alterwall in?

Alterwall is in the ceremonial county of Caithness, the historic county of Caithness, and the administrative county of Highland.

Ceremonial CountyCaithness
Historic CountyCaithness
Administrative CountyHighland

Where is Alterwall in Caithness?

Alterwall is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Caithness, and towards the easternmost extremity of Caithness.

Location of Alterwall within Caithness

What is the postcode for Alterwall?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Alterwall is KW1 4UG.

Where is Alterwall in KW1?

Alterwall is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the KW1 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the KW1 postcode district.

Location of Alterwall within KW1

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What is the post town for Alterwall?

The post town for Alterwall is Wick. Alterwall is in the KW1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wick.

What is the latitude and longitude of Alterwall?

The centre of Alterwall is located at position 58.56296° latitude and -3.22672° longitude.

Latitude58.56296°
Longitude-3.22672°

What is the easting and northing of Alterwall?

The centre of Alterwall is located at the grid reference easting 328731 and northing 964531 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting328731
Northing964531

What are the nearest towns to Alterwall?

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

10m
Alterwall is 10 miles north-west of Wick
11m
Alterwall is 11 miles east of Thurso
28m
Alterwall is 28 miles south of Stromness
30m
Alterwall is 30 miles south of Kirkwall
56m
Alterwall is 56 miles north-east of Dornoch
58m
Alterwall is 58 miles north of Lossiemouth
60m
Alterwall is 60 miles north-east of Tain
60m
Alterwall is 60 miles north of Burghead
61m
Alterwall is 61 miles north of Findochty
62m
Alterwall is 62 miles north of Buckie

What are the nearest cities to Alterwall?

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

83m
Alterwall is 83 miles north-east of Inverness
106m
Alterwall is 106 miles north-west of Aberdeen
146m
Alterwall is 146 miles north of Dundee
150m
Alterwall is 150 miles north of Perth
171m
Alterwall is 171 miles north of Stirling
181m
Alterwall is 181 miles north of Edinburgh
191m
Alterwall is 191 miles north of Glasgow
254m
Alterwall is 254 miles north of Carlisle
255m
Alterwall is 255 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
263m
Alterwall is 263 miles north of Sunderland

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