Where is Howe?

Howe is located in the county of Caithness, Scotland, eight miles north-west of the town of Wick, 104 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 179 miles north of Edinburgh, 488 miles north of Cardiff, and 500 miles north of London. Howe falls within the unitary authority of Highland. It is in the KW1 postcode district. The post town for Howe is Wick.

Howe on a map

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

Which county is Howe in?

Howe 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 Howe in Caithness?

Howe is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Caithness, and towards the easternmost extremity of Caithness.

Location of Howe within Caithness

Where is Howe in KW1?

Howe is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the KW1 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the KW1 postcode district.

Location of Howe within KW1

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What is the post town for Howe?

The post town for Howe is Wick. Howe is in the KW1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wick.

What is the latitude and longitude of Howe?

The centre of Howe is located at position 58.53819° latitude and -3.19547° longitude.

Latitude58.53819°
Longitude-3.19547°

What is the easting and northing of Howe?

The centre of Howe is located at the grid reference easting 330500 and northing 961741 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting330500
Northing961741

What are the nearest towns to Howe?

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

8m
Howe is 8 miles north-west of Wick
12m
Howe is 12 miles east of Thurso
30m
Howe is 30 miles south of Stromness
32m
Howe is 32 miles south of Kirkwall
55m
Howe is 55 miles north-east of Dornoch
57m
Howe is 57 miles north of Lossiemouth
59m
Howe is 59 miles north of Burghead
59m
Howe is 59 miles north of Findochty
59m
Howe is 59 miles north-east of Tain
60m
Howe is 60 miles north of Cullen

What are the nearest cities to Howe?

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

82m
Howe is 82 miles north-east of Inverness
104m
Howe is 104 miles north of Aberdeen
144m
Howe is 144 miles north of Dundee
149m
Howe is 149 miles north of Perth
170m
Howe is 170 miles north of Stirling
179m
Howe is 179 miles north of Edinburgh
189m
Howe is 189 miles north of Glasgow
252m
Howe is 252 miles north of Carlisle
254m
Howe is 254 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
261m
Howe is 261 miles north of Sunderland

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