Where is Petertown?

Petertown is located in the county of Orkney, Scotland, four miles south-east of the town of Stromness, 130 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 206 miles north of Edinburgh, 515 miles north of Cardiff, and 527 miles north of London. Petertown falls within the unitary authority of Orkney Islands. It is in the KW17 postcode district. The post town for Petertown is Orkney.

Petertown on a map

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

Which county is Petertown in?

Petertown is in the ceremonial county of Orkney, the historic county of Orkney, and the administrative county of Orkney Islands.

Ceremonial CountyOrkney
Historic CountyOrkney
Administrative CountyOrkney Islands

Where is Petertown in Orkney?

Petertown is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Orkney, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Orkney.

Location of Petertown within Orkney

What is the postcode for Petertown?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Petertown is KW17 2RE.

Where is Petertown in KW17?

Petertown is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the KW17 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the KW17 postcode district.

Location of Petertown within KW17

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What is the post town for Petertown?

The post town for Petertown is Orkney. Petertown is in the KW17 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Orkney.

What is the latitude and longitude of Petertown?

The centre of Petertown is located at position 58.93024° latitude and -3.20654° longitude.

Latitude58.93024°
Longitude-3.20654°

What is the easting and northing of Petertown?

The centre of Petertown is located at the grid reference easting 330641 and northing 1005403 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting330641
Northing1005403

What are the nearest towns to Petertown?

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

4m
Petertown is 4 miles south-east of Stromness
9m
Petertown is 9 miles west of Kirkwall
26m
Petertown is 26 miles north-east of Thurso
34m
Petertown is 34 miles north of Wick
79m
Petertown is 79 miles north-east of Dornoch
83m
Petertown is 83 miles north-east of Tain
84m
Petertown is 84 miles north of Lossiemouth
86m
Petertown is 86 miles north of Burghead
86m
Petertown is 86 miles north of Findochty
87m
Petertown is 87 miles north of Cullen

What are the nearest cities to Petertown?

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

107m
Petertown is 107 miles north of Inverness
130m
Petertown is 130 miles north of Aberdeen
171m
Petertown is 171 miles north of Dundee
176m
Petertown is 176 miles north of Perth
197m
Petertown is 197 miles north of Stirling
206m
Petertown is 206 miles north of Edinburgh
216m
Petertown is 216 miles north of Glasgow
280m
Petertown is 280 miles north of Carlisle
280m
Petertown is 280 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
287m
Petertown is 287 miles north of Sunderland

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