Where is Hillhead?

Hillhead is located in the county of Ayrshire and Arran, Scotland, five miles east of the town of Ayr, 31 miles south of the major city of Glasgow, 62 miles south-west of Edinburgh, 280 miles north of Cardiff, and 326 miles north-west of London. Hillhead was historically in the county of Ayrshire. Hillhead falls within the unitary authority of South Ayrshire. It is in the KA6 postcode district. The post town for Hillhead is Ayr.

Hillhead on a map

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

Which county is Hillhead in?

Hillhead is in the ceremonial county of Ayrshire and Arran, the historic county of Ayrshire, and the administrative county of South Ayrshire.

Ceremonial CountyAyrshire and Arran
Historic CountyAyrshire
Administrative CountySouth Ayrshire

Where is Hillhead in Ayrshire and Arran?

Hillhead is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Ayrshire and Arran, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Ayrshire and Arran.

Location of Hillhead within Ayrshire and Arran

What is the postcode for Hillhead?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Hillhead is KA6 6JX.

Where is Hillhead in KA6?

Hillhead is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the KA6 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the KA6 postcode district.

Location of Hillhead within KA6

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What is the post town for Hillhead?

The post town for Hillhead is Ayr. Hillhead is in the KA6 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Ayr.

What is the latitude and longitude of Hillhead?

The centre of Hillhead is located at position 55.44605° latitude and -4.4983° longitude.

Latitude55.44605°
Longitude-4.4983°

What is the easting and northing of Hillhead?

The centre of Hillhead is located at the grid reference easting 242077 and northing 619747 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting242077
Northing619747

What are the nearest towns to Hillhead?

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

5m
Hillhead is 5 miles east of Ayr
6m
Hillhead is 6 miles south-east of Prestwick
9m
Hillhead is 9 miles west of Cumnock
9m
Hillhead is 9 miles south-east of Troon
10m
Hillhead is 10 miles north-east of Maybole
11m
Hillhead is 11 miles south of Kilmarnock
12m
Hillhead is 12 miles south-west of Galston
13m
Hillhead is 13 miles south-west of Newmilns
13m
Hillhead is 13 miles south-east of Irvine
14m
Hillhead is 14 miles south-west of Darvel

What are the nearest cities to Hillhead?

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

31m
Hillhead is 31 miles south of Glasgow
51m
Hillhead is 51 miles south-west of Stirling
62m
Hillhead is 62 miles south-west of Edinburgh
73m
Hillhead is 73 miles north-west of Carlisle
78m
Hillhead is 78 miles south-west of Perth
92m
Hillhead is 92 miles south-west of Dundee
118m
Hillhead is 118 miles north-west of Lancaster
119m
Hillhead is 119 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
124m
Hillhead is 124 miles north-west of Durham
129m
Hillhead is 129 miles west of Sunderland