Where is West Yell?

West Yell is located in the county of Shetland, Scotland, 26 miles north of the town of Lerwick, 236 miles north of the major city of Aberdeen, 325 miles north of Edinburgh, and 625 miles north of London. West Yell falls within the unitary authority of Shetland Islands. It is in the ZE2 postcode district. The post town for West Yell is Shetland.

West Yell on a map

Bounding box showing extent of West Yell
Location of West Yell within the UK

Which county is West Yell in?

West Yell 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 West Yell in Shetland?

West Yell is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Shetland, and towards the easternmost extremity of Shetland.

Location of West Yell within Shetland

What is the postcode for West Yell?

The nearest postcode to the centre of West Yell is ZE2 9BG.

Where is West Yell in ZE2?

West Yell is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the ZE2 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the ZE2 postcode district.

Location of West Yell within ZE2

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What is the post town for West Yell?

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

What is the latitude and longitude of West Yell?

The centre of West Yell is located at position 60.52893° latitude and -1.17194° longitude.

Latitude60.52893°
Longitude-1.17194°

What is the easting and northing of West Yell?

The centre of West Yell is located at the grid reference easting 445549 and northing 1183102 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting445549
Northing1183102

What are the nearest towns to West Yell?

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

26m
West Yell is 26 miles north of Lerwick
124m
West Yell is 124 miles north-east of Kirkwall
131m
West Yell is 131 miles north-east of Stromness
157m
West Yell is 157 miles north-east of Thurso
159m
West Yell is 159 miles north-east of Wick
198m
West Yell is 198 miles north of Fraserburgh
199m
West Yell is 199 miles north of Rosehearty
203m
West Yell is 203 miles north of Macduff
204m
West Yell is 204 miles north of Banff
204m
West Yell is 204 miles north of Portsoy

What are the nearest cities to West Yell?

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

236m
West Yell is 236 miles north of Aberdeen
237m
West Yell is 237 miles north-east of Inverness
289m
West Yell is 289 miles north of Dundee
298m
West Yell is 298 miles north of Perth
321m
West Yell is 321 miles north of Stirling
325m
West Yell is 325 miles north of Edinburgh
342m
West Yell is 342 miles north of Glasgow
384m
West Yell is 384 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne
389m
West Yell is 389 miles north of Sunderland
395m
West Yell is 395 miles north of Carlisle

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