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Latheron, Highland

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Latheron, Highland

Latheron Scottish Gaelic: Latharan) is a small village and civil parish in Caithness, in the Highland area of Scotland, centred on the junction of the A9 with the A99.
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyCaithness
OS GridND1933
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01593

Other names by which Latheron, Highland has been known in the past

Clathron ~ Lathrone

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

Latheron, par. and fishing vil., S. Caithness - par., 119,539 ac., pop. 6675; vil. (called also Latheronwheel and Janetstown), at mouth of Latheronwheel Burn, 18 miles SW. of Wick and 19 miles NE. of Helmsdale; P.O.; in vicinity is Latheronwheel House, seat.

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