Where is Wick?

Wick is located in the county of Caithness, Scotland, 19 miles south-east of the town of Thurso, 246 miles north of the major city of Carlisle, and 493 miles north of London. Wick falls within the unitary authority of Highland. It is in the KW1 postcode district. The post town for Wick is Wick.

Wick on a map

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

Which county is Wick in?

Wick 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 Wick in Caithness?

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

Location of Wick within Caithness

What is the postcode for Wick?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Wick is KW1 4NE.

Where is Wick in KW1?

Wick is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the KW1 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the KW1 postcode district.

Location of Wick within KW1

Postal Boundaries © GEOLYTIX copyright and database right 2012

What is the post town for Wick?

The post town for Wick is Wick. Wick is in the KW1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wick.

What is the latitude and longitude of Wick?

The centre of Wick is located at position 58.44267° latitude and -3.09195° longitude.

Latitude58.44267°
Longitude-3.09195°

What is the easting and northing of Wick?

The centre of Wick is located at the grid reference easting 336354 and northing 951004 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting336354
Northing951004

What are the nearest towns to Wick?

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

19m
Wick is 19 miles south-east of Thurso
37m
Wick is 37 miles south of Stromness
38m
Wick is 38 miles south of Kirkwall
50m
Wick is 50 miles north of Lossiemouth
52m
Wick is 52 miles north-east of Dornoch
52m
Wick is 52 miles north of Findochty
53m
Wick is 53 miles north of Cullen
53m
Wick is 53 miles north of Buckie
53m
Wick is 53 miles north of Burghead
55m
Wick is 55 miles north of Portsoy

What are the nearest cities to Wick?

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

79m
Wick is 79 miles north-east of Inverness
97m
Wick is 97 miles north of Aberdeen
137m
Wick is 137 miles north of Dundee
142m
Wick is 142 miles north of Perth
164m
Wick is 164 miles north of Stirling
172m
Wick is 172 miles north of Edinburgh
184m
Wick is 184 miles north of Glasgow
246m
Wick is 246 miles north of Carlisle
246m
Wick is 246 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
253m
Wick is 253 miles north of Sunderland