Rafford is a parish, which lies in Moray Council Area, some 3 miles (4 km) southeast of Forres and 10 miles (17 km) southwest of Elgin in Moray.
It is located in the old county of Moray, which disappeared following the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1974.
The parish has an area of 50.5 sq. km (19.5 sq. miles). Rafford has 6 neighbouring parishes; namely Alves, Dallas, Edinkillie, Elgin, Forres and Kinloss.