Where is Lybster?

Lybster is located in the county of Caithness, Scotland, 12 miles south-west of the town of Wick, 91 miles north-west of the major city of Aberdeen, 163 miles north of Edinburgh, 472 miles north of Cardiff, and 486 miles north of London. Lybster falls within the unitary authority of Highland. It is in the KW3 postcode district. The post town for Lybster is Lybster.

Lybster on a map

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

Which county is Lybster in?

Lybster 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 Lybster in Caithness?

Lybster is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Caithness, and towards the easternmost extremity of Caithness.

Location of Lybster within Caithness

What is the postcode for Lybster?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Lybster is KW3 6BH.

Where is Lybster in KW3?

Lybster is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the KW3 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the KW3 postcode district.

Location of Lybster within KW3

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What is the post town for Lybster?

The post town for Lybster is Lybster. Lybster is in the KW3 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Lybster.

What is the latitude and longitude of Lybster?

The centre of Lybster is located at position 58.30568° latitude and -3.28536° longitude.

Latitude58.30568°
Longitude-3.28536°

What is the easting and northing of Lybster?

The centre of Lybster is located at the grid reference easting 324772 and northing 935952 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting324772
Northing935952

What are the nearest towns to Lybster?

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

12m
Lybster is 12 miles south-west of Wick
22m
Lybster is 22 miles south of Thurso
40m
Lybster is 40 miles north-east of Dornoch
40m
Lybster is 40 miles north of Lossiemouth
43m
Lybster is 43 miles north of Burghead
44m
Lybster is 44 miles north-east of Tain
44m
Lybster is 44 miles north of Findochty
45m
Lybster is 45 miles north of Buckie
45m
Lybster is 45 miles north of Elgin
45m
Lybster is 45 miles south of Stromness

What are the nearest cities to Lybster?

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

67m
Lybster is 67 miles north-east of Inverness
91m
Lybster is 91 miles north-west of Aberdeen
128m
Lybster is 128 miles north of Dundee
132m
Lybster is 132 miles north of Perth
153m
Lybster is 153 miles north of Stirling
163m
Lybster is 163 miles north of Edinburgh
173m
Lybster is 173 miles north of Glasgow
237m
Lybster is 237 miles north of Carlisle
239m
Lybster is 239 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
246m
Lybster is 246 miles north of Sunderland

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