1. Blackburn

Where is Blackburn?

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 on a map

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

Which county is Blackburn in?

Blackburn is in the ceremonial county of West Lothian, the historic county of West Lothian, and the administrative county of West Lothian.

Ceremonial CountyWest Lothian
Historic CountyWest Lothian
Administrative CountyWest Lothian

Where is Blackburn in 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.

Location of Blackburn within West Lothian

What is the postcode for Blackburn?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Blackburn is EH47 7QN.

Where is Blackburn in EH47?

Blackburn is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the EH47 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the EH47 postcode district.

Location of Blackburn within EH47

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What is the post town for Blackburn?

The post town for Blackburn is Bathgate. Blackburn is in the EH47 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Bathgate.

What is the latitude and longitude of Blackburn?

The centre of Blackburn is located at position 55.8711° latitude and -3.62291° longitude.

Latitude55.8711°
Longitude-3.62291°

What is the easting and northing of Blackburn?

The centre of Blackburn is located at the grid reference easting 298547 and northing 665405 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting298547
Northing665405

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.

2m
Blackburn is 2 miles south of Bathgate
2m
Blackburn is 2 miles east of Whitburn
4m
Blackburn is 4 miles south-east of Armadale
4m
Blackburn is 4 miles west of Livingston
7m
Blackburn is 7 miles south of Linlithgow
7m
Blackburn is 7 miles south-west of Broxburn
10m
Blackburn is 10 miles south of Bo'ness
11m
Blackburn is 11 miles south-east of Falkirk
11m
Blackburn is 11 miles south of Grangemouth
12m
Blackburn is 12 miles south-west of Queensferry

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.

18m
Blackburn is 18 miles west of Edinburgh
21m
Blackburn is 21 miles south-east of Stirling
24m
Blackburn is 24 miles east of Glasgow
37m
Blackburn is 37 miles south of Perth
48m
Blackburn is 48 miles south-west of Dundee
73m
Blackburn is 73 miles north of Carlisle
100m
Blackburn is 100 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
106m
Blackburn is 106 miles south-west of Aberdeen
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Blackburn is 110 miles north-west of Durham
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Blackburn is 111 miles north-west of Sunderland

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