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Blackburn, Aberdeenshire

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Blackburn, Aberdeenshire

Blackburn is a rapidly growing commuter town just northwest of Aberdeen, Scotland, and is situated in Aberdeenshire. It has an industrial estate. It has a small primary school, is home to local celebrity Jonathan Knapper, as well as a nursing home, local shop and a £1 million community hall which was publicly opened by The Princess Royal in 2005.
Post townABERDEEN
Administrative CountyAberdeenshire
Traditional CountyAberdeenshire
OS GridNJ8212
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityGrampian
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGrampian
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGrampian
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01224 79
Population1,386 (2001).(2,540 Mid-2008 Estimate)
 

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

Blackburn.-- vil., Kinnellar par., E. Aberdeensh., 9 miles NW. of Aberdeen; P.O.

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