Hoy is located in the county of Orkney, Scotland, four miles south of the town of Stromness, 130 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 205 miles north of Edinburgh, 514 miles north of Cardiff, and 527 miles north of London. Hoy falls within the unitary authority of Orkney Islands. It is in the KW16 postcode district. The post town for Hoy is Stromness.
Hoy is in the ceremonial county of Orkney, the historic county of Orkney, and the administrative county of Orkney Islands.
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Hoy is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Orkney, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Orkney.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Hoy is KW16 3NJ.
Hoy is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the KW16 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the KW16 postcode district.
The post town for Hoy is Stromness. Hoy is in the KW16 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Stromness.
The centre of Hoy is located at position 58.91439° latitude and -3.33336° longitude.
The centre of Hoy is located at the grid reference easting 323306 and northing 1003776 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Hoy relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Hoy to the centre of the town.
Position of Hoy relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Hoy to the centre of the city.