Hourston is located in the county of Orkney, Scotland, seven miles north-east of the town of Stromness, 139 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 215 miles north of Edinburgh, 524 miles north of Cardiff, and 536 miles north of London. Hourston falls within the unitary authority of Orkney Islands. It is in the KW17 postcode district. The post town for Hourston is Orkney.
Hourston is in the ceremonial county of Orkney, the historic county of Orkney, and the administrative county of Orkney Islands.
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Hourston is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Orkney, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Orkney.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Hourston is KW17 2JA.
Hourston is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the KW17 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the KW17 postcode district.
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The post town for Hourston is Orkney. Hourston is in the KW17 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Orkney.
The centre of Hourston is located at position 59.06144° latitude and -3.22199° longitude.
The centre of Hourston is located at the grid reference easting 330019 and northing 1020026 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Hourston relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Hourston to the centre of the town.
Position of Hourston relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Hourston to the centre of the city.