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Where is Charlestown?

Charlestown is located in the county of City of Aberdeen, Scotland, three miles north of the town of Portlethen, four miles south of the major city of Aberdeen, 89 miles north-east of Edinburgh, 391 miles north of Cardiff, and 394 miles north of London. Charlestown lies just north-east of the Kincardineshire border, and was historically in the county of Kincardineshire. Charlestown falls within the unitary authority of Aberdeen City. It is in the AB12 postcode district. The post town for Charlestown is Aberdeen.

Charlestown on a map

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

Which county is Charlestown in?

Charlestown is in the ceremonial county of City of Aberdeen, the historic county of Kincardineshire, and the administrative county of Aberdeen City.

Ceremonial CountyCity of Aberdeen
Historic CountyKincardineshire
Administrative CountyAberdeen City

Where is Charlestown in City of Aberdeen?

Charlestown is situated towards the southernmost extremity of City of Aberdeen, and towards the easternmost extremity of City of Aberdeen.

Map showing location of Charlestown within City of Aberdeen
Location of Charlestown within City of Aberdeen

What is the postcode for Charlestown?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Charlestown is AB12 3LL.

Where is Charlestown in AB12?

Charlestown is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the AB12 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the AB12 postcode district.

Map showing location of Charlestown within AB12
Location of Charlestown within AB12

What is the post town for Charlestown?

The post town for Charlestown is Aberdeen. Charlestown is in the AB12 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Aberdeen.

What is the latitude and longitude of Charlestown?

The centre of Charlestown is located at position 57.09919° latitude and -2.11118° longitude.

Latitude57.09919°
Longitude-2.11118°

What is the easting and northing of Charlestown?

The centre of Charlestown is located at the grid reference easting 393363 and northing 800918 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting393363
Northing800918

What are the nearest towns to Charlestown?

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

north
3m
Charlestown is 3 miles north of Portlethen
south-east
7m
Charlestown is 7 miles south-east of Westhill
south-east
10m
Charlestown is 10 miles south-east of Blackburn
north
10m
Charlestown is 10 miles north of Stonehaven
south-east
13m
Charlestown is 13 miles south-east of Kintore
east
15m
Charlestown is 15 miles east of Banchory
south-east
16m
Charlestown is 16 miles south-east of Inverurie
south-east
18m
Charlestown is 18 miles south-east of Oldmeldrum
south
18m
Charlestown is 18 miles south of Ellon
north
19m
Charlestown is 19 miles north of Inverbervie

What are the nearest cities to Charlestown?

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

south
4m
Charlestown is 4 miles south of Aberdeen
north-east
55m
Charlestown is 55 miles north-east of Dundee
north-east
70m
Charlestown is 70 miles north-east of Perth
east
84m
Charlestown is 84 miles east of Inverness
north-east
89m
Charlestown is 89 miles north-east of Edinburgh
north-east
97m
Charlestown is 97 miles north-east of Stirling
north-east
118m
Charlestown is 118 miles north-east of Glasgow
north
148m
Charlestown is 148 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
north
155m
Charlestown is 155 miles north of Sunderland
north
156m
Charlestown is 156 miles north of Carlisle