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Buckie, Moray

Buckie is a burgh town on the Moray Firth coast of Scotland in Moray. Buckie was the largest town in Banffshire by some thousands of inhabitants before regionalisation in 1975 removed that political division from the map of Scotland.
Post townBUCKIE
Administrative CountyMoray
Traditional CountyBanffshire
OS GridNJ4165
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityGrampian
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGrampian
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGrampian
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01542
Populationest. 8,100 (2006)

Buckie, Moray in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Buckie.-- quoad sacra par. and fishing town, Rathven par., N. Banffshire, on Buckie burn (which divides the town into Easter B. and Nether B.), 9 miles NW. from Fochabers ry. sta., and 575 miles from London, pop. 4350; town, pop. 4176; P.O., T.O., 3 Banks, 1 newspaper. A new harb. of 9 ac., and with ½ mile of quayage, was constructed in 1880.

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