Where is Southtown?

Southtown is located in the county of Orkney, Scotland, ten miles south of the town of Kirkwall, 121 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 201 miles north of Edinburgh, 510 miles north of Cardiff, and 519 miles north of London. Southtown falls within the unitary authority of Orkney Islands. It is in the KW17 postcode district. The post town for Southtown is Orkney.

Southtown on a map

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

Which county is Southtown in?

Southtown 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 Southtown in Orkney?

Southtown is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Orkney, and towards the easternmost extremity of Orkney.

Location of Southtown within Orkney

What is the postcode for Southtown?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Southtown is KW17 2TA.

Where is Southtown in KW17?

Southtown is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the KW17 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the KW17 postcode district.

Location of Southtown within KW17

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What is the post town for Southtown?

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

What is the latitude and longitude of Southtown?

The centre of Southtown is located at position 58.84777° latitude and -2.89171° longitude.

Latitude58.84777°
Longitude-2.89171°

What is the easting and northing of Southtown?

The centre of Southtown is located at the grid reference easting 348642 and northing 995935 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting348642
Northing995935

What are the nearest towns to Southtown?

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

10m
Southtown is 10 miles south of Kirkwall
17m
Southtown is 17 miles south-east of Stromness
29m
Southtown is 29 miles north-east of Thurso
29m
Southtown is 29 miles north of Wick
79m
Southtown is 79 miles north-east of Dornoch
79m
Southtown is 79 miles north of Lossiemouth
80m
Southtown is 80 miles north of Findochty
80m
Southtown is 80 miles north of Cullen
81m
Southtown is 81 miles north of Portsoy
81m
Southtown is 81 miles north of Buckie

What are the nearest cities to Southtown?

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

106m
Southtown is 106 miles north-east of Inverness
121m
Southtown is 121 miles north of Aberdeen
165m
Southtown is 165 miles north of Dundee
171m
Southtown is 171 miles north of Perth
193m
Southtown is 193 miles north of Stirling
201m
Southtown is 201 miles north of Edinburgh
213m
Southtown is 213 miles north of Glasgow
272m
Southtown is 272 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
274m
Southtown is 274 miles north of Carlisle
279m
Southtown is 279 miles north of Sunderland

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