Careston is located in the county of Angus, Scotland, four miles west of the town of Brechin, 21 miles north-east of the major city of Dundee, 56 miles north of Edinburgh, 364 miles north of Cardiff, and 376 miles north of London. Careston lies six miles south-west of the Kincardineshire border. Careston falls within the unitary authority of Angus. It is in the DD9 postcode district. The post town for Careston is Brechin.
Careston is in the ceremonial county of Angus, the historic county of Angus, and the administrative county of Angus.
Careston is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Angus, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Angus.
Careston is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the DD9 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DD9 postcode district.
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The post town for Careston is Brechin. Careston is in the DD9 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Brechin.
The centre of Careston is located at position 56.73299° latitude and -2.75393° longitude.
The centre of Careston is located at the grid reference easting 353971 and northing 760402 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Careston relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Careston to the centre of the town.
Position of Careston relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Careston to the centre of the city.