Where is Melby?

Melby is located in the county of Shetland, Scotland, 20 miles north-west of the town of Lerwick, 219 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 306 miles north of Edinburgh, and 610 miles north of London. Melby falls within the unitary authority of Shetland Islands. It is in the ZE2 postcode district. The post town for Melby is Shetland.

Melby on a map

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

Which county is Melby in?

Melby 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 Melby in Shetland?

Melby is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Shetland, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Shetland.

Location of Melby within Shetland

What is the postcode for Melby?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Melby is ZE2 9PL.

Where is Melby in ZE2?

Melby is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the ZE2 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the ZE2 postcode district.

Location of Melby within ZE2

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What is the post town for Melby?

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

What is the latitude and longitude of Melby?

The centre of Melby is located at position 60.30199° latitude and -1.65402° longitude.

Latitude60.30199°
Longitude-1.65402°

What is the easting and northing of Melby?

The centre of Melby is located at the grid reference easting 419223 and northing 1157590 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting419223
Northing1157590

What are the nearest towns to Melby?

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

20m
Melby is 20 miles north-west of Lerwick
102m
Melby is 102 miles north-east of Kirkwall
109m
Melby is 109 miles north-east of Stromness
135m
Melby is 135 miles north-east of Thurso
138m
Melby is 138 miles north of Wick
181m
Melby is 181 miles north of Fraserburgh
181m
Melby is 181 miles north of Rosehearty
185m
Melby is 185 miles north of Macduff
185m
Melby is 185 miles north of Portsoy
185m
Melby is 185 miles north of Banff

What are the nearest cities to Melby?

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

216m
Melby is 216 miles north-east of Inverness
219m
Melby is 219 miles north of Aberdeen
270m
Melby is 270 miles north of Dundee
278m
Melby is 278 miles north of Perth
301m
Melby is 301 miles north of Stirling
306m
Melby is 306 miles north of Edinburgh
321m
Melby is 321 miles north of Glasgow
368m
Melby is 368 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
374m
Melby is 374 miles north of Sunderland
377m
Melby is 377 miles north of Carlisle

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