Where is Charlestown?

Charlestown is located in the county of Moray, Scotland, two miles south-east of the town of Burghead, 63 miles north-west of the major city of Aberdeen, 120 miles north of Edinburgh, 429 miles north of Cardiff, and 447 miles north of London. Charlestown was historically in the county of Nairn. Charlestown falls within the unitary authority of Moray. It is in the IV30 postcode district. The post town for Charlestown is Elgin.

Charlestown on a map

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

Which county is Charlestown in?

Charlestown 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 Charlestown in Moray?

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

Location of Charlestown within Moray

What is the postcode for Charlestown?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Charlestown is IV30 5YG.

Where is Charlestown in IV30?

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

Location of Charlestown within IV30

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What is the post town for Charlestown?

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

What is the latitude and longitude of Charlestown?

The centre of Charlestown is located at position 57.68444° latitude and -3.45674° longitude.

Latitude57.68444°
Longitude-3.45674°

What is the easting and northing of Charlestown?

The centre of Charlestown is located at the grid reference easting 313238 and northing 867000 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting313238
Northing867000

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.

2m
Charlestown is 2 miles south-east of Burghead
6m
Charlestown is 6 miles north-west of Elgin
7m
Charlestown is 7 miles west of Lossiemouth
8m
Charlestown is 8 miles north-east of Forres
14m
Charlestown is 14 miles north-west of Rothes
17m
Charlestown is 17 miles north-east of Nairn
17m
Charlestown is 17 miles north-west of Charlestown of Aberlour
18m
Charlestown is 18 miles west of Buckie
21m
Charlestown is 21 miles north-west of Dufftown
21m
Charlestown is 21 miles west of Findochty

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.

32m
Charlestown is 32 miles north-east of Inverness
63m
Charlestown is 63 miles north-west of Aberdeen
87m
Charlestown is 87 miles north of Dundee
89m
Charlestown is 89 miles north of Perth
110m
Charlestown is 110 miles north of Stirling
120m
Charlestown is 120 miles north of Edinburgh
129m
Charlestown is 129 miles north of Glasgow
194m
Charlestown is 194 miles north of Carlisle
200m
Charlestown is 200 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
208m
Charlestown is 208 miles north of Sunderland

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