Blackburn is located in the county of Aberdeenshire, Scotland, three miles south-east of the town of Kintore, eight miles north-west of the major city of Aberdeen, 93 miles north of Edinburgh, 397 miles north of Cardiff, and 403 miles north of London. Blackburn lies just north-west of the City of Aberdeen border. Blackburn falls within the unitary authority of Aberdeenshire. It is in the AB21 postcode district. The post town for Blackburn is Aberdeen.
Blackburn is in the ceremonial county of Aberdeenshire, the historic county of Aberdeenshire, and the administrative county of Aberdeenshire.
Blackburn is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Aberdeenshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Aberdeenshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Blackburn is AB21 0SR.
Blackburn is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the AB21 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the AB21 postcode district.
The post town for Blackburn is Aberdeen. Blackburn is in the AB21 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Aberdeen.
The centre of Blackburn is located at position 57.20396° latitude and -2.28912° longitude.
The centre of Blackburn is located at the grid reference easting 382631 and northing 812612 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Blackburn relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Blackburn to the centre of the town.
Position of Blackburn relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Blackburn to the centre of the city.