Elgin is located in the county of Moray, Scotland, five miles south of the town of Lossiemouth, 57 miles north-west of the major city of Aberdeen, 117 miles north of Edinburgh, 427 miles north of Cardiff, and 443 miles north of London. Elgin was historically in the county of Nairn. Elgin falls within the unitary authority of Moray. It is in the IV30 postcode district. The post town for Elgin is Elgin.
Elgin is in the ceremonial county of Moray, the historic county of Nairn, and the administrative county of Moray.
Elgin is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Moray, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Moray.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Elgin is IV30 1GU.
Elgin is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the IV30 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the IV30 postcode district.
The post town for Elgin is Elgin. Elgin is in the IV30 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Elgin.
The centre of Elgin is located at position 57.65022° latitude and -3.31498° longitude.
The centre of Elgin is located at the grid reference easting 321616 and northing 863017 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Elgin relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Elgin to the centre of the town.
Position of Elgin relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Elgin to the centre of the city.