Where is Blackness?

Blackness is located in the county of Stirling and Falkirk, Scotland, three miles east of the town of Bo'ness, 29 miles east of the major city of Glasgow, 13 miles west of Edinburgh, 313 miles north of Cardiff, and 340 miles north-west of London. Blackness lies just north of the West Lothian border, and was historically in the county of West Lothian. Blackness falls within the unitary authority of Falkirk. It is in the EH49 postcode district. The post town for Blackness is Linlithgow.

Blackness on a map

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

Which county is Blackness in?

Blackness is in the ceremonial county of Stirling and Falkirk, the historic county of West Lothian, and the administrative county of Falkirk.

Ceremonial CountyStirling and Falkirk
Historic CountyWest Lothian
Administrative CountyFalkirk

Where is Blackness in Stirling and Falkirk?

Blackness is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Stirling and Falkirk, and towards the easternmost extremity of Stirling and Falkirk.

Location of Blackness within Stirling and Falkirk

What is the postcode for Blackness?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Blackness is EH49 7NL.

Where is Blackness in EH49?

Blackness is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the EH49 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the EH49 postcode district.

Location of Blackness within EH49

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What is the post town for Blackness?

The post town for Blackness is Linlithgow. Blackness is in the EH49 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Linlithgow.

What is the latitude and longitude of Blackness?

The centre of Blackness is located at position 56.00327° latitude and -3.52184° longitude.

Latitude56.00327°
Longitude-3.52184°

What is the easting and northing of Blackness?

The centre of Blackness is located at the grid reference easting 305194 and northing 679971 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting305194
Northing679971

What are the nearest towns to Blackness?

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

3m
Blackness is 3 miles east of Bo'ness
4m
Blackness is 4 miles north-east of Linlithgow
5m
Blackness is 5 miles west of Queensferry
5m
Blackness is 5 miles west of Inverkeithing
5m
Blackness is 5 miles north of Broxburn
5m
Blackness is 5 miles south-west of Dunfermline
6m
Blackness is 6 miles south-east of Culross
8m
Blackness is 8 miles east of Grangemouth
8m
Blackness is 8 miles north of Livingston
8m
Blackness is 8 miles north-east of Bathgate

What are the nearest cities to Blackness?

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

13m
Blackness is 13 miles west of Edinburgh
18m
Blackness is 18 miles south-east of Stirling
27m
Blackness is 27 miles south of Perth
29m
Blackness is 29 miles east of Glasgow
38m
Blackness is 38 miles south-west of Dundee
80m
Blackness is 80 miles north of Carlisle
96m
Blackness is 96 miles south-west of Aberdeen
103m
Blackness is 103 miles north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
106m
Blackness is 106 miles south of Inverness
113m
Blackness is 113 miles north-west of Sunderland

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