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Where is Inverness?

Inverness is located in the county of Inverness, Scotland, eight miles south-west of the town of Fortrose, 83 miles west of the major city of Aberdeen, 113 miles north of Edinburgh, 417 miles north of Cardiff, and 444 miles north of London. Inverness lies roughly one mile east of the Ross and Cromarty border, and was historically in the county of Inverness-shire. Inverness falls within the unitary authority of Highland. It is in the IV1 postcode district. The post town for Inverness is Inverness.

Inverness on a map

Map showing extent of Inverness as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Inverness
Map showing location of Inverness within the UK
Location of Inverness within the UK

Which county is Inverness in?

Inverness is in the ceremonial county of Inverness, the historic county of Inverness-shire, and the administrative county of Highland.

Ceremonial CountyInverness
Historic CountyInverness-shire
Administrative CountyHighland

Where is Inverness in Inverness?

Inverness is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Inverness, and towards the easternmost extremity of Inverness.

Map showing location of Inverness within Inverness
Location of Inverness within Inverness

What is the postcode for Inverness?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Inverness is IV1 1DA.

Where is Inverness in IV1?

Inverness is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the IV1 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the IV1 postcode district.

Map showing location of Inverness within IV1
Location of Inverness within IV1

What is the post town for Inverness?

The post town for Inverness is Inverness. Inverness is in the IV1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Inverness.

What is the latitude and longitude of Inverness?

The centre of Inverness is located at position 57.48° latitude and -4.22623° longitude.

Latitude57.48°
Longitude-4.22623°

What is the easting and northing of Inverness?

The centre of Inverness is located at the grid reference easting 266617 and northing 845493 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting266617
Northing845493

What are the nearest towns to Inverness?

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

south-west
8m
Inverness is 8 miles south-west of Fortrose
south-east
11m
Inverness is 11 miles south-east of Dingwall
south
15m
Inverness is 15 miles south of Invergordon
south
15m
Inverness is 15 miles south of Alness
south-west
15m
Inverness is 15 miles south-west of Nairn
south-west
16m
Inverness is 16 miles south-west of Cromarty
south
24m
Inverness is 24 miles south of Tain
west
25m
Inverness is 25 miles west of Forres
north-west
25m
Inverness is 25 miles north-west of Aviemore
north-west
25m
Inverness is 25 miles north-west of Grantown-on-Spey

What are the nearest cities to Inverness?

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

north
81m
Inverness is 81 miles north of Perth
west
83m
Inverness is 83 miles west of Aberdeen
north-west
85m
Inverness is 85 miles north-west of Dundee
north
95m
Inverness is 95 miles north of Stirling
north
112m
Inverness is 112 miles north of Glasgow
north
113m
Inverness is 113 miles north of Edinburgh
north
186m
Inverness is 186 miles north of Carlisle
north-west
200m
Inverness is 200 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
north-west
209m
Inverness is 209 miles north-west of Sunderland
north-west
213m
Inverness is 213 miles north-west of Durham