1. Methil

Where is Methil?

Methil is located in the county of Fife, Scotland, one mile south-west of the town of Leven, 19 miles south of the major city of Dundee, 17 miles north-east of Edinburgh, 325 miles north of Cardiff, and 344 miles north of London. Methil falls within the unitary authority of Fife. It is in the KY8 postcode district. The post town for Methil is Leven.

Methil on a map

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

Which county is Methil in?

Methil 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 Methil in Fife?

Methil is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Fife, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Fife.

Location of Methil within Fife

What is the postcode for Methil?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Methil is KY8 3LU.

Where is Methil in KY8?

Methil is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the KY8 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the KY8 postcode district.

Location of Methil within KY8

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What is the post town for Methil?

The post town for Methil is Leven. Methil is in the KY8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Leven.

What is the latitude and longitude of Methil?

The centre of Methil is located at position 56.18651° latitude and -3.01987° longitude.

Latitude56.18651°
Longitude-3.01987°

What is the easting and northing of Methil?

The centre of Methil is located at the grid reference easting 336798 and northing 699788 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting336798
Northing699788

What are the nearest towns to Methil?

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

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Methil is 1 mile south-west of Leven
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Methil is 1 mile north-east of Buckhaven
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Methil is 5 miles east of Markinch
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Methil is 6 miles east of Glenrothes
7m
Methil is 7 miles south-east of Ladybank
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Methil is 8 miles east of Leslie
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Methil is 8 miles north-east of Kirkcaldy
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Methil is 9 miles south-east of Falkland
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Methil is 9 miles south of Cupar
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Methil is 10 miles north-east of Kinghorn

What are the nearest cities to Methil?

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

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Methil is 17 miles north-east of Edinburgh
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Methil is 19 miles south of Dundee
22m
Methil is 22 miles south-east of Perth
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Methil is 36 miles east of Stirling
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Methil is 52 miles north-east of Glasgow
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Methil is 75 miles south-west of Aberdeen
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Methil is 90 miles north of Carlisle
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Methil is 100 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
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Methil is 101 miles south-east of Inverness
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Methil is 110 miles north-west of Sunderland

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