Forres is located in the county of Moray, Scotland, eight miles south-west of the town of Burghead, 65 miles north-west of the major city of Aberdeen, 116 miles north of Edinburgh, 424 miles north of Cardiff, and 444 miles north of London. Forres lies five miles north-east of the Nairn border, and was historically in the county of Nairn. Forres falls within the unitary authority of Moray. It is in the IV36 postcode district. The post town for Forres is Forres.
Forres is in the ceremonial county of Moray, the historic county of Nairn, and the administrative county of Moray.
Forres is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Moray, and towards the westernmost extremity of Moray.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Forres is IV36 1AE.
Forres is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the IV36 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the IV36 postcode district.
The post town for Forres is Forres. Forres is in the IV36 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Forres.
The centre of Forres is located at position 57.61019° latitude and -3.61284° longitude.
The centre of Forres is located at the grid reference easting 303734 and northing 858945 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Forres relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Forres to the centre of the town.
Position of Forres relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Forres to the centre of the city.