1. Thurso

Where is Thurso?

Thurso is located in the county of Caithness, Scotland, 19 miles north-west of the town of Wick, 113 miles north-west of the major city of Aberdeen, 183 miles north of Edinburgh, 492 miles north of Cardiff, and 508 miles north of London. Thurso falls within the unitary authority of Highland. It is in the KW14 postcode district. The post town for Thurso is Thurso.

Thurso on a map

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

Which county is Thurso in?

Thurso 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 Thurso in Caithness?

Thurso is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Caithness, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Caithness.

Location of Thurso within Caithness

What is the postcode for Thurso?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Thurso is KW14 7BJ.

Where is Thurso in KW14?

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

Location of Thurso within KW14

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What is the post town for Thurso?

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

What is the latitude and longitude of Thurso?

The centre of Thurso is located at position 58.59501° latitude and -3.5211° longitude.

Latitude58.59501°
Longitude-3.5211°

What is the easting and northing of Thurso?

The centre of Thurso is located at the grid reference easting 311687 and northing 968450 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting311687
Northing968450

What are the nearest towns to Thurso?

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

19m
Thurso is 19 miles north-west of Wick
27m
Thurso is 27 miles south of Stromness
33m
Thurso is 33 miles south-west of Kirkwall
53m
Thurso is 53 miles north of Dornoch
58m
Thurso is 58 miles north of Tain
61m
Thurso is 61 miles north of Lossiemouth
62m
Thurso is 62 miles north of Burghead
66m
Thurso is 66 miles north of Elgin
66m
Thurso is 66 miles north of Cromarty
66m
Thurso is 66 miles north of Findochty

What are the nearest cities to Thurso?

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

81m
Thurso is 81 miles north of Inverness
113m
Thurso is 113 miles north-west of Aberdeen
149m
Thurso is 149 miles north of Dundee
152m
Thurso is 152 miles north of Perth
172m
Thurso is 172 miles north of Stirling
183m
Thurso is 183 miles north of Edinburgh
191m
Thurso is 191 miles north of Glasgow
257m
Thurso is 257 miles north of Carlisle
261m
Thurso is 261 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
268m
Thurso is 268 miles north of Sunderland

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