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 is in the ceremonial county of Caithness, the historic county of Caithness, and the administrative county of Highland.
Thurso is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Caithness, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Caithness.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Thurso is KW14 7BJ.
Thurso is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the KW14 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the KW14 postcode district.
The post town for Thurso is Thurso. Thurso is in the KW14 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Thurso.
The centre of Thurso is located at position 58.59501° latitude and -3.5211° longitude.
The centre of Thurso is located at the grid reference easting 311687 and northing 968450 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Thurso relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Thurso to the centre of the town.
Position of Thurso relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Thurso to the centre of the city.