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Carnoustie, Angus

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Carnoustie, Angus

Carnoustie is a town and former police burgh in the council area of Angus, Scotland. It is situated at the mouth of the Barry Burn on the North Sea coast. In the 2001 census, Carnoustie had a population of 10,561, making it the fourth largest town in Angus. The town was founded in the late 18th century, and grew rapidly throughout the 19th century due to the expansion of the local textile industry.
Administrative CountyAngus
Traditional CountyAngus
OS GridNO5634
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityTayside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTayside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTayside
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01241
Population10,561 (2001 census)

Carnoustie, Angus in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Carnoustie, coast town and quoad sacra par. with ry. sta., Barry and Panbride pars., S. Forfarshire, 10½ m. NE. of Dundee and 6½ m. SW. of Arbroath -- par., pop. 1999; town, pop. 2650; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks; has mfrs. of linen, and is a rising watering-place, with golfing links.

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