Where is Melfort?

Melfort is located in the county of Argyll and Bute, Scotland, ten miles south of the town of Oban, 56 miles north-west of the major city of Glasgow, 92 miles west of Edinburgh, 344 miles north of Cardiff, and 395 miles north-west of London. Melfort was historically in the county of Argyllshire. Melfort falls within the unitary authority of Argyll and Bute. It is in the PA34 postcode district. The post town for Melfort is Oban.

Melfort on a map

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

Which county is Melfort in?

Melfort is in the ceremonial county of Argyll and Bute, the historic county of Argyllshire, and the administrative county of Argyll and Bute.

Ceremonial CountyArgyll and Bute
Historic CountyArgyllshire
Administrative CountyArgyll and Bute

Where is Melfort in Argyll and Bute?

Melfort is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Argyll and Bute, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Argyll and Bute.

Location of Melfort within Argyll and Bute

Where is Melfort in PA34?

Melfort is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the PA34 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the PA34 postcode district.

Location of Melfort within PA34

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What is the post town for Melfort?

The post town for Melfort is Oban. Melfort is in the PA34 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Oban.

What is the latitude and longitude of Melfort?

The centre of Melfort is located at position 56.27027° latitude and -5.49385° longitude.

Latitude56.27027°
Longitude-5.49385°

What is the easting and northing of Melfort?

The centre of Melfort is located at the grid reference easting 183763 and northing 714132 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting183763
Northing714132

What are the nearest towns to Melfort?

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

10m
Melfort is 10 miles south of Oban
16m
Melfort is 16 miles north of Lochgilphead
16m
Melfort is 16 miles west of Inveraray
31m
Melfort is 31 miles north-west of Dunoon
33m
Melfort is 33 miles south-east of Tobermory
34m
Melfort is 34 miles north-west of Gourock
35m
Melfort is 35 miles north-west of Rothesay
35m
Melfort is 35 miles north-west of Helensburgh
36m
Melfort is 36 miles north-west of Greenock
39m
Melfort is 39 miles north-west of Port Glasgow

What are the nearest cities to Melfort?

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

56m
Melfort is 56 miles north-west of Glasgow
61m
Melfort is 61 miles west of Stirling
79m
Melfort is 79 miles west of Perth
92m
Melfort is 92 miles west of Edinburgh
97m
Melfort is 97 miles south-west of Inverness
98m
Melfort is 98 miles west of Dundee
138m
Melfort is 138 miles north-west of Carlisle
143m
Melfort is 143 miles south-west of Aberdeen
176m
Melfort is 176 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
185m
Melfort is 185 miles north-west of Durham

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