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Glenrothes, Fife

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Glenrothes, Fife

Glenrothes is a town situated in the heart of Fife, in east-central Scotland. It is located approximately 30 miles from both Edinburgh, which lies to the south and Dundee to the north. The town had an estimated population of 38,940 in 2010, making it the third largest settlement in Fife.
Administrative CountyFife
Traditional CountyFife
OS GridNO2701
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityFife
Fire and Rescue AuthorityFife
Fire and Rescue AuthorityFife
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01592

Other names by which Glenrothes, Fife has been known in the past


Glenrothes, Fife in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Rothes, vil., in par. and 1 mile W. of Markinen, Fife; has a papermill.

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