Where is Blackhill?

Blackhill is located in the county of Orkney, Scotland, one mile west of the town of Kirkwall, 131 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 210 miles north of Edinburgh, 519 miles north of Cardiff, and 529 miles north of London. Blackhill falls within the unitary authority of Orkney Islands. It is in the KW15 postcode district. The post town for Blackhill is Kirkwall.

Blackhill on a map

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

Which county is Blackhill in?

Blackhill is in the ceremonial county of Orkney, the historic county of Orkney, and the administrative county of Orkney Islands.

Ceremonial CountyOrkney
Historic CountyOrkney
Administrative CountyOrkney Islands

Where is Blackhill in Orkney?

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

Location of Blackhill within Orkney

What is the postcode for Blackhill?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Blackhill is KW15 1FP.

Where is Blackhill in KW15?

Blackhill is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the KW15 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the KW15 postcode district.

Location of Blackhill within KW15

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What is the post town for Blackhill?

The post town for Blackhill is Kirkwall. Blackhill is in the KW15 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Kirkwall.

What is the latitude and longitude of Blackhill?

The centre of Blackhill is located at position 58.98707° latitude and -3.00036° longitude.

Latitude58.98707°
Longitude-3.00036°

What is the easting and northing of Blackhill?

The centre of Blackhill is located at the grid reference easting 342605 and northing 1011534 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting342605
Northing1011534

What are the nearest towns to Blackhill?

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

1m
Blackhill is 1 mile west of Kirkwall
11m
Blackhill is 11 miles east of Stromness
33m
Blackhill is 33 miles north-east of Thurso
38m
Blackhill is 38 miles north of Wick
85m
Blackhill is 85 miles north-east of Dornoch
88m
Blackhill is 88 miles north of Lossiemouth
89m
Blackhill is 89 miles north of Findochty
90m
Blackhill is 90 miles north-east of Tain
90m
Blackhill is 90 miles north of Cullen
91m
Blackhill is 91 miles north of Buckie

What are the nearest cities to Blackhill?

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

113m
Blackhill is 113 miles north-east of Inverness
131m
Blackhill is 131 miles north of Aberdeen
175m
Blackhill is 175 miles north of Dundee
180m
Blackhill is 180 miles north of Perth
202m
Blackhill is 202 miles north of Stirling
210m
Blackhill is 210 miles north of Edinburgh
221m
Blackhill is 221 miles north of Glasgow
282m
Blackhill is 282 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
283m
Blackhill is 283 miles north of Carlisle
289m
Blackhill is 289 miles north of Sunderland