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Strathdon, Aberdeenshire

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Strathdon, Aberdeenshire

Strathdon is an area in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. It is situated in the strath of the River Don, 45 miles west of Aberdeen in the Highlands. The main village in the strath is also called Strathdon, although it was originally called Invernochty due to its location at the confluence of the River Don and the River Nochty. Strathdon is an informal geographical area, this means there are no precise boundaries in terms of where it begins or ends.
Administrative CountyAberdeenshire
Traditional CountyAberdeenshire
OS GridNJ3512
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityGrampian
 

Other names by which Strathdon, Aberdeenshire has been known in the past

Invernochty

Strathdon, Aberdeenshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Strathdon, par. and vil., Aberdeenshire, on river Don - par., 47,728 ac., pop. 1316; vil., 14 miles N. of Ballater and 45 W. of Aberdeen; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank.

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