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Where is Blackburn?

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 on a map

Map showing extent of Blackburn as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Blackburn
Map showing location of Blackburn within the UK
Location of Blackburn within the UK

Which county is Blackburn in?

Blackburn 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 Blackburn in Aberdeenshire?

Blackburn is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Aberdeenshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Aberdeenshire.

Map showing location of Blackburn within Aberdeenshire
Location of Blackburn within Aberdeenshire

What is the postcode for Blackburn?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Blackburn is AB21 0LX.

Where is Blackburn in AB21?

Blackburn is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the AB21 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the AB21 postcode district.

Map showing location of Blackburn within AB21
Location of Blackburn within AB21

What is the post town for Blackburn?

The post town for Blackburn is Aberdeen. Blackburn is in the AB21 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Aberdeen.

What is the latitude and longitude of Blackburn?

The centre of Blackburn is located at position 57.20396° latitude and -2.28912° longitude.

Latitude57.20396°
Longitude-2.28912°

What is the easting and northing of Blackburn?

The centre of Blackburn is located at the grid reference easting 382631 and northing 812612 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting382631
Northing812612

What are the nearest towns to Blackburn?

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

south-east
3m
Blackburn is 3 miles south-east of Kintore
north
4m
Blackburn is 4 miles north of Westhill
south-east
6m
Blackburn is 6 miles south-east of Inverurie
south
9m
Blackburn is 9 miles south of Oldmeldrum
north-west
11m
Blackburn is 11 miles north-west of Portlethen
north-east
13m
Blackburn is 13 miles north-east of Banchory
south-west
14m
Blackburn is 14 miles south-west of Ellon
east
16m
Blackburn is 16 miles east of Alford
north
17m
Blackburn is 17 miles north of Stonehaven
south
24m
Blackburn is 24 miles south of Turriff

What are the nearest cities to Blackburn?

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

north-west
8m
Blackburn is 8 miles north-west of Aberdeen
north-east
58m
Blackburn is 58 miles north-east of Dundee
north-east
71m
Blackburn is 71 miles north-east of Perth
east
75m
Blackburn is 75 miles east of Inverness
north
93m
Blackburn is 93 miles north of Edinburgh
north-east
98m
Blackburn is 98 miles north-east of Stirling
north-east
119m
Blackburn is 119 miles north-east of Glasgow
north
156m
Blackburn is 156 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
north
162m
Blackburn is 162 miles north of Carlisle
north
163m
Blackburn is 163 miles north of Sunderland

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