Where is Mey?

Mey is located in the county of Caithness, Scotland, 11 miles east of the town of Thurso, 112 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 186 miles north of Edinburgh, 496 miles north of Cardiff, and 508 miles north of London. Mey lies nine miles south of the Orkney border. Mey falls within the unitary authority of Highland. It is in the KW14 postcode district. The post town for Mey is Thurso.

Mey on a map

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

Which county is Mey in?

Mey 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 Mey in Caithness?

Mey is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Caithness, and towards the easternmost extremity of Caithness.

Location of Mey within Caithness

Where is Mey in KW14?

Mey is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the KW14 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the KW14 postcode district.

Location of Mey within KW14

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What is the post town for Mey?

The post town for Mey is Thurso. Mey is in the KW14 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Thurso.

What is the latitude and longitude of Mey?

The centre of Mey is located at position 58.64662° latitude and -3.23938° longitude.

Latitude58.64662°
Longitude-3.23938°

What is the easting and northing of Mey?

The centre of Mey is located at the grid reference easting 328167 and northing 973859 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting328167
Northing973859

What are the nearest towns to Mey?

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

11m
Mey is 11 miles east of Thurso
15m
Mey is 15 miles north of Wick
22m
Mey is 22 miles south of Stromness
25m
Mey is 25 miles south-west of Kirkwall
60m
Mey is 60 miles north-east of Dornoch
64m
Mey is 64 miles north of Lossiemouth
65m
Mey is 65 miles north-east of Tain
66m
Mey is 66 miles north of Burghead
67m
Mey is 67 miles north of Findochty
68m
Mey is 68 miles north of Cullen

What are the nearest cities to Mey?

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

88m
Mey is 88 miles north-east of Inverness
112m
Mey is 112 miles north of Aberdeen
152m
Mey is 152 miles north of Dundee
156m
Mey is 156 miles north of Perth
177m
Mey is 177 miles north of Stirling
186m
Mey is 186 miles north of Edinburgh
196m
Mey is 196 miles north of Glasgow
260m
Mey is 260 miles north of Carlisle
261m
Mey is 261 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
268m
Mey is 268 miles north of Sunderland

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