Where is Fordoun?

Fordoun is located in the county of Kincardineshire, Scotland, three miles north-east of the town of Laurencekirk, 23 miles south-west of the major city of Aberdeen, 70 miles north-east of Edinburgh, 374 miles north of Cardiff, and 382 miles north of London. Fordoun lies eight miles north-east of the Angus border. Fordoun falls within the unitary authority of Aberdeenshire. It is in the AB30 postcode district. The post town for Fordoun is Laurencekirk.

Fordoun on a map

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

Which county is Fordoun in?

Fordoun is in the ceremonial county of Kincardineshire, the historic county of Kincardineshire, and the administrative county of Aberdeenshire.

Ceremonial CountyKincardineshire
Historic CountyKincardineshire
Administrative CountyAberdeenshire

Where is Fordoun in Kincardineshire?

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

Location of Fordoun within Kincardineshire

What is the postcode for Fordoun?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Fordoun is AB30 1NN.

Where is Fordoun in AB30?

Fordoun is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the AB30 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the AB30 postcode district.

Location of Fordoun within AB30

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What is the post town for Fordoun?

The post town for Fordoun is Laurencekirk. Fordoun is in the AB30 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Laurencekirk.

What is the latitude and longitude of Fordoun?

The centre of Fordoun is located at position 56.87477° latitude and -2.41295° longitude.

Latitude56.87477°
Longitude-2.41295°

What is the easting and northing of Fordoun?

The centre of Fordoun is located at the grid reference easting 374928 and northing 776007 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting374928
Northing776007

What are the nearest towns to Fordoun?

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

3m
Fordoun is 3 miles north-east of Laurencekirk
5m
Fordoun is 5 miles north-west of Inverbervie
10m
Fordoun is 10 miles south-west of Stonehaven
12m
Fordoun is 12 miles north of Montrose
13m
Fordoun is 13 miles south of Banchory
14m
Fordoun is 14 miles north-east of Brechin
17m
Fordoun is 17 miles south-west of Portlethen
20m
Fordoun is 20 miles south of Westhill
23m
Fordoun is 23 miles north of Arbroath
23m
Fordoun is 23 miles south of Blackburn

What are the nearest cities to Fordoun?

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

23m
Fordoun is 23 miles south-west of Aberdeen
36m
Fordoun is 36 miles north-east of Dundee
51m
Fordoun is 51 miles north-east of Perth
70m
Fordoun is 70 miles north-east of Edinburgh
78m
Fordoun is 78 miles north-east of Stirling
80m
Fordoun is 80 miles south-east of Inverness
99m
Fordoun is 99 miles north-east of Glasgow
135m
Fordoun is 135 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
139m
Fordoun is 139 miles north of Carlisle
142m
Fordoun is 142 miles north of Sunderland

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