Where is Forss?

Forss is located in the county of Caithness, Scotland, five miles west of the town of Thurso, 115 miles north-west of the major city of Aberdeen, 184 miles north of Edinburgh, 492 miles north of Cardiff, and 509 miles north of London. Forss lies eight miles north-east of the Sutherland border. Forss falls within the unitary authority of Highland. It is in the KW14 postcode district. The post town for Forss is Thurso.

Forss on a map

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

Which county is Forss in?

Forss is in the ceremonial county of Caithness, the historic county of Caithness, and the administrative county of Highland.

Ceremonial CountyCaithness
Historic CountyCaithness
Administrative CountyHighland

Where is Forss in Caithness?

Forss is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Caithness, and towards the westernmost extremity of Caithness.

Location of Forss within Caithness

Where is Forss in KW14?

Forss is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the KW14 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the KW14 postcode district.

Location of Forss within KW14

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What is the post town for Forss?

The post town for Forss is Thurso. Forss is in the KW14 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Thurso.

What is the latitude and longitude of Forss?

The centre of Forss is located at position 58.5965° latitude and -3.65182° longitude.

Latitude58.5965°
Longitude-3.65182°

What is the easting and northing of Forss?

The centre of Forss is located at the grid reference easting 304094 and northing 968795 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting304094
Northing968795

What are the nearest towns to Forss?

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

5m
Forss is 5 miles west of Thurso
23m
Forss is 23 miles north-west of Wick
28m
Forss is 28 miles south-west of Stromness
36m
Forss is 36 miles south-west of Kirkwall
51m
Forss is 51 miles north of Dornoch
56m
Forss is 56 miles north of Tain
62m
Forss is 62 miles north of Lossiemouth
62m
Forss is 62 miles north of Burghead
65m
Forss is 65 miles north of Cromarty
66m
Forss is 66 miles north of Invergordon

What are the nearest cities to Forss?

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

80m
Forss is 80 miles north of Inverness
115m
Forss is 115 miles north-west of Aberdeen
150m
Forss is 150 miles north of Dundee
153m
Forss is 153 miles north of Perth
172m
Forss is 172 miles north of Stirling
184m
Forss is 184 miles north of Edinburgh
190m
Forss is 190 miles north of Glasgow
258m
Forss is 258 miles north of Carlisle
262m
Forss is 262 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
270m
Forss is 270 miles north of Sunderland

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