Blackburn is located in the county of West Lothian, Scotland, two miles south of the town of Bathgate, 24 miles east of the major city of Glasgow, 18 miles west of Edinburgh, 304 miles north of Cardiff, and 333 miles north-west of London. Blackburn lies three miles north-east of the Lanarkshire border. Blackburn falls within the unitary authority of West Lothian. It is in the EH47 postcode district. The post town for Blackburn is Bathgate.
Blackburn is in the ceremonial county of West Lothian, the historic county of West Lothian, and the administrative county of West Lothian.
|Ceremonial County||West Lothian|
|Historic County||West Lothian|
|Administrative County||West Lothian|
Blackburn is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of West Lothian, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of West Lothian.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Blackburn is EH47 7QN.
Blackburn is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the EH47 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the EH47 postcode district.
The post town for Blackburn is Bathgate. Blackburn is in the EH47 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Bathgate.
The centre of Blackburn is located at position 55.8711° latitude and -3.62291° longitude.
The centre of Blackburn is located at the grid reference easting 298547 and northing 665405 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.