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Mintlaw, Aberdeenshire

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Mintlaw, Aberdeenshire

Mintlaw (literally meaning a smooth, flat place) is a large village in Aberdeenshire, Scotland lying along the A952 road and is geographically a route centre. The 2001 UK census records a population of 2,647 people. As the largest settlement within 11 miles in each direction and with the towns size it can support a number of convenience stores, a butcher, chemist and a petrol station plus local amenities such as a police station, library, dental surgery and group doctors practice.
Administrative CountyAberdeenshire
Traditional CountyAberdeenshire
OS GridNK0048
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityGrampian
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGrampian
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGrampian
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01771
Population2,647 (2001)

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

Mintlaw, vil. with ry. sta., Longside par., Aberdeenshire, 9 m. W. of Peterhead, pop. 435; P.O., T.O., and P.O., T.O., at Mintlaw Station, 1 Bank.

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