Where is Hillswick?

Hillswick is located in the county of Shetland, Scotland, 25 miles north-west of the town of Lerwick, 231 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 319 miles north of Edinburgh, and 622 miles north of London. Hillswick falls within the unitary authority of Shetland Islands. It is in the ZE2 postcode district. The post town for Hillswick is Shetland.

Hillswick on a map

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

Which county is Hillswick in?

Hillswick is in the ceremonial county of Shetland, the historic county of Shetland, and the administrative county of Shetland Islands.

Ceremonial CountyShetland
Historic CountyShetland
Administrative CountyShetland Islands

Where is Hillswick in Shetland?

Hillswick is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Shetland, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Shetland.

Location of Hillswick within Shetland

Where is Hillswick in ZE2?

Hillswick is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the ZE2 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the ZE2 postcode district.

Location of Hillswick within ZE2

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What is the post town for Hillswick?

The post town for Hillswick is Shetland. Hillswick is in the ZE2 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Shetland.

What is the latitude and longitude of Hillswick?

The centre of Hillswick is located at position 60.47294° latitude and -1.4913° longitude.

Latitude60.47294°
Longitude-1.4913°

What is the easting and northing of Hillswick?

The centre of Hillswick is located at the grid reference easting 428069 and northing 1176688 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting428069
Northing1176688

What are the nearest towns to Hillswick?

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

25m
Hillswick is 25 miles north-west of Lerwick
115m
Hillswick is 115 miles north-east of Kirkwall
122m
Hillswick is 122 miles north-east of Stromness
148m
Hillswick is 148 miles north-east of Thurso
151m
Hillswick is 151 miles north of Wick
193m
Hillswick is 193 miles north of Fraserburgh
193m
Hillswick is 193 miles north of Rosehearty
197m
Hillswick is 197 miles north of Macduff
198m
Hillswick is 198 miles north of Portsoy
198m
Hillswick is 198 miles north of Banff

What are the nearest cities to Hillswick?

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

229m
Hillswick is 229 miles north-east of Inverness
231m
Hillswick is 231 miles north of Aberdeen
283m
Hillswick is 283 miles north of Dundee
291m
Hillswick is 291 miles north of Perth
314m
Hillswick is 314 miles north of Stirling
319m
Hillswick is 319 miles north of Edinburgh
334m
Hillswick is 334 miles north of Glasgow
380m
Hillswick is 380 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
385m
Hillswick is 385 miles north of Sunderland
390m
Hillswick is 390 miles north of Carlisle

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