Where is Blackhills?

Blackhills is located in the county of Moray, Scotland, five miles south-east of the town of Elgin, 53 miles north-west of the major city of Aberdeen, 115 miles north of Edinburgh, 424 miles north of Cardiff, and 439 miles north of London. Blackhills lies four miles north-west of the Banffshire border, and was historically in the county of Nairn. Blackhills falls within the unitary authority of Moray. It is in the IV30 postcode district. The post town for Blackhills is Elgin.

Blackhills on a map

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

Which county is Blackhills in?

Blackhills is in the ceremonial county of Moray, the historic county of Nairn, and the administrative county of Moray.

Ceremonial CountyMoray
Historic CountyNairn
Administrative CountyMoray

Where is Blackhills in Moray?

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

Location of Blackhills within Moray

Where is Blackhills in IV30?

Blackhills is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the IV30 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the IV30 postcode district.

Location of Blackhills within IV30

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What is the post town for Blackhills?

The post town for Blackhills is Elgin. Blackhills is in the IV30 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Elgin.

What is the latitude and longitude of Blackhills?

The centre of Blackhills is located at position 57.61327° latitude and -3.21268° longitude.

Latitude57.61327°
Longitude-3.21268°

What is the easting and northing of Blackhills?

The centre of Blackhills is located at the grid reference easting 327648 and northing 858790 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting327648
Northing858790

What are the nearest towns to Blackhills?

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

5m
Blackhills is 5 miles south-east of Elgin
6m
Blackhills is 6 miles north of Rothes
8m
Blackhills is 8 miles south of Lossiemouth
10m
Blackhills is 10 miles north of Charlestown of Aberlour
10m
Blackhills is 10 miles south-west of Buckie
11m
Blackhills is 11 miles north-west of Keith
12m
Blackhills is 12 miles south-east of Burghead
12m
Blackhills is 12 miles north of Dufftown
13m
Blackhills is 13 miles south-west of Findochty
15m
Blackhills is 15 miles east of Forres

What are the nearest cities to Blackhills?

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

39m
Blackhills is 39 miles east of Inverness
53m
Blackhills is 53 miles north-west of Aberdeen
80m
Blackhills is 80 miles north of Dundee
85m
Blackhills is 85 miles north of Perth
107m
Blackhills is 107 miles north of Stirling
115m
Blackhills is 115 miles north of Edinburgh
127m
Blackhills is 127 miles north of Glasgow
189m
Blackhills is 189 miles north of Carlisle
192m
Blackhills is 192 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
200m
Blackhills is 200 miles north of Sunderland

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