Tain is located in the county of Caithness, Scotland, seven miles east of the town of Thurso, 108 miles north-west of the major city of Aberdeen, 181 miles north of Edinburgh, 491 miles north of Cardiff, and 504 miles north of London. Tain falls within the unitary authority of Highland. It is in the KW14 postcode district. The post town for Tain is Thurso.
Tain is in the ceremonial county of Caithness, the historic county of Caithness, and the administrative county of Highland.
Tain is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Caithness, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Caithness.
Tain is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the KW14 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the KW14 postcode district.
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The post town for Tain is Thurso. Tain is in the KW14 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Thurso.
The centre of Tain is located at position 58.5726° latitude and -3.32103° longitude.
The centre of Tain is located at the grid reference easting 323266 and northing 965708 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Tain relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Tain to the centre of the town.
Position of Tain relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Tain to the centre of the city.