Burghead is located in the county of Moray, Scotland, seven miles north-west of the town of Elgin, 65 miles north-west of the major city of Aberdeen, 121 miles north of Edinburgh, 430 miles north of Cardiff, and 448 miles north of London. Burghead was historically in the county of Nairn. Burghead falls within the unitary authority of Moray. It is in the IV30 postcode district. The post town for Burghead is Elgin.
Burghead is in the ceremonial county of Moray, the historic county of Nairn, and the administrative county of Moray.
Burghead is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Moray, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Moray.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Burghead is IV30 5UH.
Burghead is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the IV30 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the IV30 postcode district.
The post town for Burghead is Elgin. Burghead is in the IV30 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Elgin.
The centre of Burghead is located at position 57.701° latitude and -3.48857° longitude.
The centre of Burghead is located at the grid reference easting 311380 and northing 868884 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Burghead relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Burghead to the centre of the town.
Position of Burghead relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Burghead to the centre of the city.