Ballater is located in the county of Aberdeenshire, Scotland, 18 miles south-west of the town of Alford, 36 miles west of the major city of Aberdeen, 76 miles north of Edinburgh, 385 miles north of Cardiff, and 400 miles north of London. Ballater lies five miles north of the Angus border. Ballater falls within the unitary authority of Aberdeenshire. It is in the AB35 postcode district. The post town for Ballater is Ballater.
Ballater is in the ceremonial county of Aberdeenshire, the historic county of Aberdeenshire, and the administrative county of Aberdeenshire.
Ballater is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Aberdeenshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Aberdeenshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Ballater is AB35 5QD.
Ballater is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the AB35 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the AB35 postcode district.
The post town for Ballater is Ballater. Ballater is in the AB35 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Ballater.
The centre of Ballater is located at position 57.04932° latitude and -3.0402° longitude.
The centre of Ballater is located at the grid reference easting 336992 and northing 795842 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Ballater relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Ballater to the centre of the town.
Position of Ballater relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Ballater to the centre of the city.