Where is Charleston?

Charleston is located in the county of Angus, Scotland, five miles south of the town of Kirriemuir, ten miles north of the major city of Dundee, 45 miles north of Edinburgh, 354 miles north of Cardiff, and 370 miles north of London. Charleston lies three miles east of the Perth and Kinross border. Charleston falls within the unitary authority of Angus. It is in the DD8 postcode district.

Charleston on a map

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

Which county is Charleston in?

Charleston is in the ceremonial county of Angus, the historic county of Angus, and the administrative county of Angus.

Ceremonial CountyAngus
Historic CountyAngus
Administrative CountyAngus

Where is Charleston in Angus?

Charleston is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Angus, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Angus.

Location of Charleston within Angus

What is the postcode for Charleston?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Charleston is DD8 1UF.

Where is Charleston in DD8?

Charleston is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the DD8 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DD8 postcode district.

Location of Charleston within DD8

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What is the latitude and longitude of Charleston?

The centre of Charleston is located at position 56.59909° latitude and -3.0071° longitude.

Latitude56.59909°
Longitude-3.0071°

What is the easting and northing of Charleston?

The centre of Charleston is located at the grid reference easting 338263 and northing 745697 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting338263
Northing745697

What are the nearest towns to Charleston?

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

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Charleston is 5 miles south of Kirriemuir
5m
Charleston is 5 miles south-west of Forfar
9m
Charleston is 9 miles east of Alyth
10m
Charleston is 10 miles north-west of Broughty Ferry
11m
Charleston is 11 miles east of Coupar Angus
11m
Charleston is 11 miles north-west of Monifieth
11m
Charleston is 11 miles north of Newport-on-Tay
12m
Charleston is 12 miles north-west of Tayport
13m
Charleston is 13 miles east of Blairgowrie and Rattray
13m
Charleston is 13 miles north-west of Carnoustie

What are the nearest cities to Charleston?

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

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Charleston is 10 miles north of Dundee
22m
Charleston is 22 miles north-east of Perth
45m
Charleston is 45 miles north of Edinburgh
49m
Charleston is 49 miles north-east of Stirling
51m
Charleston is 51 miles south-west of Aberdeen
70m
Charleston is 70 miles north-east of Glasgow
76m
Charleston is 76 miles south-east of Inverness
118m
Charleston is 118 miles north of Carlisle
125m
Charleston is 125 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
133m
Charleston is 133 miles north-west of Sunderland

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