Fort William is located in the county of Inverness, Scotland, 31 miles north-east of the town of Oban, 74 miles north-west of the major city of Glasgow, 95 miles north-west of Edinburgh, 377 miles north of Cardiff, and 418 miles north-west of London. Fort William was historically in the county of Inverness-shire. Fort William falls within the unitary authority of Highland. It is in the PH33 postcode district. The post town for Fort William is Fort William.
Fort William is in the ceremonial county of Inverness, the historic county of Inverness-shire, and the administrative county of Highland.
Fort William is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Inverness, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Inverness.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Fort William is PH33 6AZ.
Fort William is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the PH33 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the PH33 postcode district.
The post town for Fort William is Fort William. Fort William is in the PH33 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Fort William.
The centre of Fort William is located at position 56.81962° latitude and -5.10599° longitude.
The centre of Fort William is located at the grid reference easting 210536 and northing 774095 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Fort William relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Fort William to the centre of the town.
Position of Fort William relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Fort William to the centre of the city.