Where is Bixter?

Bixter is located in the county of Shetland, Scotland, 11 miles north-west of the town of Lerwick, 216 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 305 miles north of Edinburgh, and 606 miles north of London. Bixter falls within the unitary authority of Shetland Islands. It is in the ZE2 postcode district. The post town for Bixter is Shetland.

Bixter on a map

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

Which county is Bixter in?

Bixter is in the ceremonial county of Shetland, the historic county of Shetland, and the administrative county of Shetland Islands.

Ceremonial CountyShetland
Historic CountyShetland
Administrative CountyShetland Islands

Where is Bixter in Shetland?

Bixter is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Shetland, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Shetland.

Location of Bixter within Shetland

What is the postcode for Bixter?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Bixter is ZE2 9NA.

Where is Bixter in ZE2?

Bixter is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the ZE2 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the ZE2 postcode district.

Location of Bixter within ZE2

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What is the post town for Bixter?

The post town for Bixter is Shetland. Bixter is in the ZE2 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Shetland.

What is the latitude and longitude of Bixter?

The centre of Bixter is located at position 60.25319° latitude and -1.40232° longitude.

Latitude60.25319°
Longitude-1.40232°

What is the easting and northing of Bixter?

The centre of Bixter is located at the grid reference easting 433183 and northing 1152254 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting433183
Northing1152254

What are the nearest towns to Bixter?

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

11m
Bixter is 11 miles north-west of Lerwick
104m
Bixter is 104 miles north-east of Kirkwall
111m
Bixter is 111 miles north-east of Stromness
137m
Bixter is 137 miles north-east of Thurso
139m
Bixter is 139 miles north-east of Wick
178m
Bixter is 178 miles north of Fraserburgh
179m
Bixter is 179 miles north of Rosehearty
183m
Bixter is 183 miles north of Macduff
184m
Bixter is 184 miles north of Banff
184m
Bixter is 184 miles north of Portsoy

What are the nearest cities to Bixter?

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

216m
Bixter is 216 miles north of Aberdeen
217m
Bixter is 217 miles north-east of Inverness
269m
Bixter is 269 miles north of Dundee
277m
Bixter is 277 miles north of Perth
301m
Bixter is 301 miles north of Stirling
305m
Bixter is 305 miles north of Edinburgh
321m
Bixter is 321 miles north of Glasgow
365m
Bixter is 365 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
370m
Bixter is 370 miles north of Sunderland
375m
Bixter is 375 miles north of Carlisle

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