Where is Scatness?

Scatness is located in the county of Shetland, Scotland, 20 miles south of the town of Lerwick, 191 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 280 miles north of Edinburgh, and 580 miles north of London. Scatness falls within the unitary authority of Shetland Islands. It is in the ZE3 postcode district. The post town for Scatness is Shetland.

Scatness on a map

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

Which county is Scatness in?

Scatness 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 Scatness in Shetland?

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

Location of Scatness within Shetland

What is the postcode for Scatness?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Scatness is ZE3 9JX.

Where is Scatness in ZE3?

Scatness is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the ZE3 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the ZE3 postcode district.

Location of Scatness within ZE3

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What is the post town for Scatness?

The post town for Scatness is Shetland. Scatness is in the ZE3 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Shetland.

What is the latitude and longitude of Scatness?

The centre of Scatness is located at position 59.87546° latitude and -1.30672° longitude.

Latitude59.87546°
Longitude-1.30672°

What is the easting and northing of Scatness?

The centre of Scatness is located at the grid reference easting 438916 and northing 1110239 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting438916
Northing1110239

What are the nearest towns to Scatness?

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

20m
Scatness is 20 miles south of Lerwick
85m
Scatness is 85 miles north-east of Kirkwall
95m
Scatness is 95 miles north-east of Stromness
118m
Scatness is 118 miles north-east of Wick
118m
Scatness is 118 miles north-east of Thurso
153m
Scatness is 153 miles north of Fraserburgh
154m
Scatness is 154 miles north of Rosehearty
159m
Scatness is 159 miles north of Macduff
159m
Scatness is 159 miles north of Banff
160m
Scatness is 160 miles north of Portsoy

What are the nearest cities to Scatness?

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

191m
Scatness is 191 miles north of Aberdeen
196m
Scatness is 196 miles north-east of Inverness
244m
Scatness is 244 miles north of Dundee
253m
Scatness is 253 miles north of Perth
277m
Scatness is 277 miles north of Stirling
280m
Scatness is 280 miles north of Edinburgh
298m
Scatness is 298 miles north of Glasgow
339m
Scatness is 339 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
344m
Scatness is 344 miles north of Sunderland
350m
Scatness is 350 miles north of Carlisle

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