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Arisaig, Highland (Arasaig)

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Arisaig, Highland (Arasaig)

For the Canadian village, see Arisaig, Nova Scotia. Arisaig is a village in Lochaber, Invernessshire, on the west coast of the Scottish Highlands.
Post townARISAIG
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyInverness-shire
OS GridNM6586
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
 

Other names by which Arisaig, Highland (Arasaig) has been known in the past

Arisaig/Arasaig ~ Arasaig

Arisaig, Highland (Arasaig) in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Arasaig, or Arisaig, dist. and vil., Ardnamuchan par., on W. coast of Inverness-shire, between lochs Morar and Aylort, pop. (of reg. dist.) 1136. The dist. is mountainous and sterile. A deer forest at A. consists of 27,000 ac. The vil. is regularly called at by the Glasgow and Isle of Skye steamers. The prom. of Arasaig Point is 3½ miles SW. of the vil.

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