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Wolfhill, Perth and Kinross

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Wolfhill, Perth and Kinross

Wolfhill is a hamlet in Perthshire, Scotland, with a population of 316 (2001 census). Formerly known as Carolina, it was given the nickname of "Snipetown" many years ago by locals, owing to the high numbers of snipes that used to inhabit the area. The hamlet is near the source of the Burrelton Burn and lies between the Sidlaw Hills and the River Tay, 2 miles (3 km) north east of Guildtown and 7 miles (11 km) north-east of Perth. Close to Wolfhill are examples of pre-historic standing stones.
Post townPerth
Administrative CountyPerth and Kinross
Traditional CountyPerthshire
OS GridNO1533
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityTayside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTayside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTayside
Ambulance AuthorityScottish

Wolfhill, Perth and Kinross in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Wolfhill, vil., on border of Cargill and St Martins pars., Perthshire, 6 miles NE. of Perth.

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