Where is Rafford?

Rafford is located in the county of Moray, Scotland, two miles south-east of the town of Forres, 63 miles north-west of the major city of Aberdeen, 114 miles north of Edinburgh, 423 miles north of Cardiff, and 442 miles north of London. Rafford lies five miles north-east of the Nairn border, and was historically in the county of Nairn. Rafford falls within the unitary authority of Moray. It is in the IV36 postcode district. The post town for Rafford is Forres.

Rafford on a map

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

Which county is Rafford in?

Rafford is in the ceremonial county of Moray, the historic county of Nairn, and the administrative county of Moray.

Ceremonial CountyMoray
Historic CountyNairn
Administrative CountyMoray

Where is Rafford in Moray?

Rafford is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Moray, and towards the westernmost extremity of Moray.

Location of Rafford within Moray

What is the postcode for Rafford?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Rafford is IV36 2WH.

Where is Rafford in IV36?

Rafford is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the IV36 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the IV36 postcode district.

Location of Rafford within IV36

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What is the post town for Rafford?

The post town for Rafford is Forres. Rafford is in the IV36 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Forres.

What is the latitude and longitude of Rafford?

The centre of Rafford is located at position 57.58808° latitude and -3.57471° longitude.

Latitude57.58808°
Longitude-3.57471°

What is the easting and northing of Rafford?

The centre of Rafford is located at the grid reference easting 305955 and northing 856431 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting305955
Northing856431

What are the nearest towns to Rafford?

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

2m
Rafford is 2 miles south-east of Forres
8m
Rafford is 8 miles south-west of Burghead
11m
Rafford is 11 miles south-west of Elgin
11m
Rafford is 11 miles east of Nairn
14m
Rafford is 14 miles west of Rothes
14m
Rafford is 14 miles south-west of Lossiemouth
15m
Rafford is 15 miles north-west of Charlestown of Aberlour
18m
Rafford is 18 miles north of Grantown-on-Spey
18m
Rafford is 18 miles east of Cromarty
19m
Rafford is 19 miles north-west of Dufftown

What are the nearest cities to Rafford?

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

25m
Rafford is 25 miles east of Inverness
63m
Rafford is 63 miles north-west of Aberdeen
81m
Rafford is 81 miles north of Dundee
83m
Rafford is 83 miles north of Perth
103m
Rafford is 103 miles north of Stirling
114m
Rafford is 114 miles north of Edinburgh
122m
Rafford is 122 miles north of Glasgow
188m
Rafford is 188 miles north of Carlisle
196m
Rafford is 196 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
204m
Rafford is 204 miles north-west of Sunderland

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