Where is Backhill?

Backhill is located in the county of Aberdeenshire, Scotland, seven miles south-east of the town of Turriff, 23 miles north-west of the major city of Aberdeen, 108 miles north of Edinburgh, 414 miles north of Cardiff, and 420 miles north of London. Backhill lies seven miles east of the Banffshire border. Backhill falls within the unitary authority of Aberdeenshire. It is in the AB53 postcode district. The post town for Backhill is Turriff.

Backhill on a map

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

Which county is Backhill in?

Backhill is in the ceremonial county of Aberdeenshire, the historic county of Aberdeenshire, and the administrative county of Aberdeenshire.

Ceremonial CountyAberdeenshire
Historic CountyAberdeenshire
Administrative CountyAberdeenshire

Where is Backhill in Aberdeenshire?

Backhill is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Aberdeenshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Aberdeenshire.

Location of Backhill within Aberdeenshire

What is the postcode for Backhill?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Backhill is AB53 8RP.

Where is Backhill in AB53?

Backhill is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the AB53 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the AB53 postcode district.

Location of Backhill within AB53

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What is the post town for Backhill?

The post town for Backhill is Turriff. Backhill is in the AB53 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Turriff.

What is the latitude and longitude of Backhill?

The centre of Backhill is located at position 57.44906° latitude and -2.34829° longitude.

Latitude57.44906°
Longitude-2.34829°

What is the easting and northing of Backhill?

The centre of Backhill is located at the grid reference easting 379196 and northing 839914 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting379196
Northing839914

What are the nearest towns to Backhill?

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

7m
Backhill is 7 miles south-east of Turriff
8m
Backhill is 8 miles north of Oldmeldrum
11m
Backhill is 11 miles north of Inverurie
12m
Backhill is 12 miles north-west of Ellon
13m
Backhill is 13 miles south-east of Aberchirder
15m
Backhill is 15 miles north of Kintore
16m
Backhill is 16 miles south of Macduff
16m
Backhill is 16 miles south-east of Banff
16m
Backhill is 16 miles east of Huntly
17m
Backhill is 17 miles north of Blackburn

What are the nearest cities to Backhill?

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

23m
Backhill is 23 miles north-west of Aberdeen
70m
Backhill is 70 miles east of Inverness
73m
Backhill is 73 miles north of Dundee
84m
Backhill is 84 miles north-east of Perth
108m
Backhill is 108 miles north of Edinburgh
110m
Backhill is 110 miles north-east of Stirling
131m
Backhill is 131 miles north-east of Glasgow
173m
Backhill is 173 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
178m
Backhill is 178 miles north of Carlisle
180m
Backhill is 180 miles north of Sunderland

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