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Alford, Aberdeenshire

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Alford, Aberdeenshire

Post townAlford
Administrative CountyAberdeenshire
Traditional CountyAberdeenshire
OS GridNJ5716
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityGrampian
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGrampian
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGrampian
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Populationest. 2,050 (2006)

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

Alford Howe ~ Auldford ~ Vale Of

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

Alford, par. and vil. with ry. sta., in mid of co. and 29½ miles NW. of Aberdeen, on river Don, 9102 ac., pop. 1472; vil., pop. 529; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. It has important grain and cattle markets.

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