Where is Burghead?

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 on a map

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

Which county is Burghead in?

Burghead is in the ceremonial county of Moray, the historic county of Nairn, and the administrative county of Moray.

Ceremonial CountyMoray
Historic CountyNairn
Administrative CountyMoray

Where is Burghead in Moray?

Burghead is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Moray, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Moray.

Location of Burghead within Moray

What is the postcode for Burghead?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Burghead is IV30 5UH.

Where is Burghead in IV30?

Burghead is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the IV30 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the IV30 postcode district.

Location of Burghead within IV30

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What is the post town for Burghead?

The post town for Burghead is Elgin. Burghead is in the IV30 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Elgin.

What is the latitude and longitude of Burghead?

The centre of Burghead is located at position 57.701° latitude and -3.48857° longitude.

Latitude57.701°
Longitude-3.48857°

What is the easting and northing of Burghead?

The centre of Burghead is located at the grid reference easting 311380 and northing 868884 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting311380
Northing868884

What are the nearest towns to Burghead?

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

7m
Burghead is 7 miles north-west of Elgin
8m
Burghead is 8 miles north-east of Forres
8m
Burghead is 8 miles west of Lossiemouth
16m
Burghead is 16 miles north-west of Rothes
16m
Burghead is 16 miles north-east of Nairn
19m
Burghead is 19 miles north-west of Charlestown of Aberlour
19m
Burghead is 19 miles west of Buckie
20m
Burghead is 20 miles east of Cromarty
22m
Burghead is 22 miles west of Findochty
22m
Burghead is 22 miles north-west of Dufftown

What are the nearest cities to Burghead?

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

31m
Burghead is 31 miles north-east of Inverness
65m
Burghead is 65 miles north-west of Aberdeen
88m
Burghead is 88 miles north of Dundee
90m
Burghead is 90 miles north of Perth
111m
Burghead is 111 miles north of Stirling
121m
Burghead is 121 miles north of Edinburgh
130m
Burghead is 130 miles north of Glasgow
195m
Burghead is 195 miles north of Carlisle
202m
Burghead is 202 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
210m
Burghead is 210 miles north of Sunderland

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