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Strathy, Highland

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Strathy, Highland

Strathy is a scattered community in the Highland area of Scotland. Strathy is on the north coast of Scotland, on the A836 road some twenty miles west of Thurso. The village itself includes at least three distinct areas: Strathy East (on the right-hand side when passing through the village in the direction of Bettyhill, accessed by two roads leading towards Strathy Beach), Strathy West (immediately to the south of Strathy East) Strathy Point.
Post townTHURSO
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountySutherland
OS GridNC8365
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01641

Other names by which Strathy, Highland has been known in the past

Strathie ~ Vervadrum

Strathy, Highland in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Strathy, quoad sacra par. and vil., Farr par., on N. coast of Sutherland - quoad sacra par., pop. 790; vil., at mouth of Strathy Water, 18 miles W. of Thurso; P.O.; Strathy Point, a bold headland, is 3½ miles N. of vil.; Strathy Water issues from Loch Strathy, and flows 14 miles N. to Strathy Bay.

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