1. Forth

Where is Forth?

Forth is located in the county of Lanarkshire, Scotland, six miles east of the town of Carluke, 22 miles east of the major city of Glasgow, 23 miles south-west of Edinburgh, 297 miles north of Cardiff, and 328 miles north-west of London. Forth lies two miles south-west of the West Lothian border. Forth falls within the unitary authority of South Lanarkshire. It is in the ML11 postcode district. The post town for Forth is Lanark.

Forth on a map

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

Which county is Forth in?

Forth is in the ceremonial county of Lanarkshire, the historic county of Lanarkshire, and the administrative county of South Lanarkshire.

Ceremonial CountyLanarkshire
Historic CountyLanarkshire
Administrative CountySouth Lanarkshire

Where is Forth in Lanarkshire?

Forth is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Lanarkshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Lanarkshire.

Location of Forth within Lanarkshire

What is the postcode for Forth?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Forth is ML11 8AA.

Where is Forth in ML11?

Forth is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the ML11 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the ML11 postcode district.

Location of Forth within ML11

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What is the post town for Forth?

The post town for Forth is Lanark. Forth is in the ML11 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Lanark.

What is the latitude and longitude of Forth?

The centre of Forth is located at position 55.76653° latitude and -3.68739° longitude.

Latitude55.76653°
Longitude-3.68739°

What is the easting and northing of Forth?

The centre of Forth is located at the grid reference easting 294228 and northing 653865 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting294228
Northing653865

What are the nearest towns to Forth?

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

6m
Forth is 6 miles east of Carluke
7m
Forth is 7 miles south of Whitburn
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Forth is 7 miles north-east of Lanark
8m
Forth is 8 miles south of Blackburn
9m
Forth is 9 miles east of Wishaw
9m
Forth is 9 miles south of Armadale
10m
Forth is 10 miles south of Bathgate
10m
Forth is 10 miles south-west of Livingston
11m
Forth is 11 miles east of Larkhall
12m
Forth is 12 miles north-west of Biggar

What are the nearest cities to Forth?

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

22m
Forth is 22 miles east of Glasgow
23m
Forth is 23 miles south-west of Edinburgh
26m
Forth is 26 miles south of Stirling
45m
Forth is 45 miles south of Perth
55m
Forth is 55 miles south-west of Dundee
67m
Forth is 67 miles north-west of Carlisle
98m
Forth is 98 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
108m
Forth is 108 miles north-west of Durham
109m
Forth is 109 miles north-west of Sunderland
114m
Forth is 114 miles south-west of Aberdeen

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