Where is Finstown?

Finstown is located in the county of Orkney, Scotland, six miles west of the town of Kirkwall, 134 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 211 miles north of Edinburgh, 520 miles north of Cardiff, and 531 miles north of London. Finstown falls within the unitary authority of Orkney Islands. It is in the KW17 postcode district. The post town for Finstown is Orkney.

Finstown on a map

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

Which county is Finstown in?

Finstown is in the ceremonial county of Orkney, the historic county of Orkney, and the administrative county of Orkney Islands.

Ceremonial CountyOrkney
Historic CountyOrkney
Administrative CountyOrkney Islands

Where is Finstown in Orkney?

Finstown is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Orkney, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Orkney.

Location of Finstown within Orkney

What is the postcode for Finstown?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Finstown is KW17 2UT.

Where is Finstown in KW17?

Finstown is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the KW17 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the KW17 postcode district.

Location of Finstown within KW17

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What is the post town for Finstown?

The post town for Finstown is Orkney. Finstown is in the KW17 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Orkney.

What is the latitude and longitude of Finstown?

The centre of Finstown is located at position 59.00565° latitude and -3.1166° longitude.

Latitude59.00565°
Longitude-3.1166°

What is the easting and northing of Finstown?

The centre of Finstown is located at the grid reference easting 335959 and northing 1013708 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting335959
Northing1013708

What are the nearest towns to Finstown?

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

6m
Finstown is 6 miles west of Kirkwall
7m
Finstown is 7 miles north-east of Stromness
32m
Finstown is 32 miles north-east of Thurso
39m
Finstown is 39 miles north of Wick
85m
Finstown is 85 miles north-east of Dornoch
89m
Finstown is 89 miles north of Lossiemouth
89m
Finstown is 89 miles north-east of Tain
91m
Finstown is 91 miles north of Findochty
91m
Finstown is 91 miles north of Burghead
92m
Finstown is 92 miles north of Cullen

What are the nearest cities to Finstown?

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

113m
Finstown is 113 miles north of Inverness
134m
Finstown is 134 miles north of Aberdeen
176m
Finstown is 176 miles north of Dundee
181m
Finstown is 181 miles north of Perth
202m
Finstown is 202 miles north of Stirling
211m
Finstown is 211 miles north of Edinburgh
221m
Finstown is 221 miles north of Glasgow
284m
Finstown is 284 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
285m
Finstown is 285 miles north of Carlisle
291m
Finstown is 291 miles north of Sunderland

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