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Where is Balvicar?

Balvicar is located in the county of Argyll and Bute, Scotland, ten miles south-west of the town of Oban, 61 miles north-west of the major city of Glasgow, 97 miles west of Edinburgh, 347 miles north of Cardiff, and 399 miles north-west of London. Balvicar was historically in the county of Argyllshire. Balvicar falls within the unitary authority of Argyll and Bute. It is in the PA34 postcode district. The post town for Balvicar is Oban.

Balvicar on a map

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

Which county is Balvicar in?

Balvicar is in the ceremonial county of Argyll and Bute, the historic county of Argyllshire, and the administrative county of Argyll and Bute.

Ceremonial CountyArgyll and Bute
Historic CountyArgyllshire
Administrative CountyArgyll and Bute

Where is Balvicar in Argyll and Bute?

Balvicar is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Argyll and Bute, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Argyll and Bute.

Map showing location of Balvicar within Argyll and Bute
Location of Balvicar within Argyll and Bute

What is the postcode for Balvicar?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Balvicar is PA34 4TH.

Where is Balvicar in PA34?

Balvicar is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the PA34 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the PA34 postcode district.

Map showing location of Balvicar within PA34
Location of Balvicar within PA34

What is the post town for Balvicar?

The post town for Balvicar is Oban. Balvicar is in the PA34 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Oban.

What is the latitude and longitude of Balvicar?

The centre of Balvicar is located at position 56.29052° latitude and -5.61505° longitude.

Latitude56.29052°
Longitude-5.61505°

What is the easting and northing of Balvicar?

The centre of Balvicar is located at the grid reference easting 176380 and northing 716772 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting176380
Northing716772

What are the nearest towns to Balvicar?

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

south-west
10m
Balvicar is 10 miles south-west of Oban
north
19m
Balvicar is 19 miles north of Lochgilphead
west
21m
Balvicar is 21 miles west of Inveraray
south-east
29m
Balvicar is 29 miles south-east of Tobermory
north-west
35m
Balvicar is 35 miles north-west of Dunoon
north-west
38m
Balvicar is 38 miles north-west of Rothesay
north-west
38m
Balvicar is 38 miles north-west of Gourock
north-west
39m
Balvicar is 39 miles north-west of Helensburgh
north-west
41m
Balvicar is 41 miles north-west of Greenock
south-west
41m
Balvicar is 41 miles south-west of Fort William

What are the nearest cities to Balvicar?

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

north-west
61m
Balvicar is 61 miles north-west of Glasgow
west
66m
Balvicar is 66 miles west of Stirling
west
84m
Balvicar is 84 miles west of Perth
west
97m
Balvicar is 97 miles west of Edinburgh
south-west
98m
Balvicar is 98 miles south-west of Inverness
west
102m
Balvicar is 102 miles west of Dundee
north-west
143m
Balvicar is 143 miles north-west of Carlisle
west
147m
Balvicar is 147 miles west of Aberdeen
north-west
181m
Balvicar is 181 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
north-west
190m
Balvicar is 190 miles north-west of Durham