Cairnhill is located in the county of Aberdeenshire, Scotland, ten miles south-east of the town of Huntly, 24 miles north-west of the major city of Aberdeen, 102 miles north of Edinburgh, 409 miles north of Cardiff, and 417 miles north of London. Cairnhill lies five miles east of the Banffshire border. Cairnhill falls within the unitary authority of Aberdeenshire. It is in the AB52 postcode district. The post town for Cairnhill is Insch.
Cairnhill is in the ceremonial county of Aberdeenshire, the historic county of Aberdeenshire, and the administrative county of Aberdeenshire.
Cairnhill is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Aberdeenshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Aberdeenshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Cairnhill is AB52 6UU.
Cairnhill is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the AB52 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the AB52 postcode district.
The post town for Cairnhill is Insch. Cairnhill is in the AB52 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Insch.
The centre of Cairnhill is located at position 57.38395° latitude and -2.55974° longitude.
The centre of Cairnhill is located at the grid reference easting 366446 and northing 832751 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Cairnhill relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Cairnhill to the centre of the town.
Position of Cairnhill relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Cairnhill to the centre of the city.