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Ferryhill, Aberdeen City

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Ferryhill, Aberdeen City

Ferryhill is a town in south-central County Durham, England, with a population of around 11,651 people, making it the 8th biggest town in the County. It is in the Durham County Unitary area. The town grew in the nineteenth century and very rapidly in the 1900s around the coal mining industry. The last mine closed in 1968.
DistrictDurham Unitary area
Post townFERRYHILL
Administrative CountyAberdeen City
Traditional CountyAberdeenshire
OS GridNJ9304
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityGrampian
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCounty Durham and Darlington
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCounty Durham and Darlington
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East
Dialling code01740
Population11,651 (2001)
 

Ferryhill, Aberdeen City in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Ferryhill, dist. in SW. of city of Aberdeen.

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