Where is Kinghorn?

Kinghorn is located in the county of Fife, Scotland, two miles east of the town of Burntisland, 28 miles south of the major city of Dundee, eight miles north of Edinburgh, 317 miles north of Cardiff, and 338 miles north of London. Kinghorn lies five miles north-east of the City of Edinburgh border. Kinghorn falls within the unitary authority of Fife. It is in the KY3 postcode district. The post town for Kinghorn is Burntisland.

Kinghorn on a map

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

Which county is Kinghorn in?

Kinghorn is in the ceremonial county of Fife, the historic county of Fife, and the administrative county of Fife.

Ceremonial CountyFife
Historic CountyFife
Administrative CountyFife

Where is Kinghorn in Fife?

Kinghorn is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Fife, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Fife.

Location of Kinghorn within Fife

What is the postcode for Kinghorn?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Kinghorn is KY3 9RT.

Where is Kinghorn in KY3?

Kinghorn is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the KY3 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the KY3 postcode district.

Location of Kinghorn within KY3

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What is the post town for Kinghorn?

The post town for Kinghorn is Burntisland. Kinghorn is in the KY3 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Burntisland.

What is the latitude and longitude of Kinghorn?

The centre of Kinghorn is located at position 56.06927° latitude and -3.17595° longitude.

Latitude56.06927°
Longitude-3.17595°

What is the easting and northing of Kinghorn?

The centre of Kinghorn is located at the grid reference easting 326888 and northing 686894 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting326888
Northing686894

What are the nearest towns to Kinghorn?

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

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Kinghorn is 2 miles east of Burntisland
3m
Kinghorn is 3 miles south of Kirkcaldy
7m
Kinghorn is 7 miles south-east of Lochgelly
7m
Kinghorn is 7 miles south-east of Cowdenbeath
9m
Kinghorn is 9 miles south of Glenrothes
9m
Kinghorn is 9 miles south-west of Buckhaven
9m
Kinghorn is 9 miles east of Inverkeithing
9m
Kinghorn is 9 miles south of Leslie
9m
Kinghorn is 9 miles south of Markinch
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Kinghorn is 10 miles north-west of Musselburgh

What are the nearest cities to Kinghorn?

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

8m
Kinghorn is 8 miles north of Edinburgh
25m
Kinghorn is 25 miles south-east of Perth
28m
Kinghorn is 28 miles south of Dundee
29m
Kinghorn is 29 miles east of Stirling
44m
Kinghorn is 44 miles east of Glasgow
82m
Kinghorn is 82 miles north of Carlisle
85m
Kinghorn is 85 miles south-west of Aberdeen
97m
Kinghorn is 97 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
105m
Kinghorn is 105 miles south of Inverness
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Kinghorn is 107 miles north-west of Sunderland

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