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Peterhead, Aberdeenshire

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Peterhead, Aberdeenshire

Peterhead is a town in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. It is Aberdeenshire's biggest settlement (the city of Aberdeen itself not being a part of the district), with a population of 17,947 at the 2001 Census and estimated to have fallen to 17,330 by 2006. Peterhead sits at the easternmost point in mainland Scotland. It is often referred to as The Blue Toon and people who were born there as Blue Tooners.
Post townPeterhead
Administrative CountyAberdeenshire
Traditional CountyAberdeenshire
OS GridNK1346
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityGrampian
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGrampian
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGrampian
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01779
Population17,330 (2006)
 

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

Keith Inch ~ Peter Head

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

Keith-Inch, Aberdeenshire. See PETERHEAD.

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