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Johnshaven, Aberdeenshire

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Johnshaven, Aberdeenshire

Johnshaven is a coastal village along the North Sea located in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. It is accessed off the A92 coast road that connects Fife and Stonehaven, where it joins the A90 and continues northward to Aberdeen and beyond. About two miles southwest of Johnshaven lies Milton Ness, which includes a red sandstone cliff landform. The flax industry, sailmaking and fishing have historically been an integral part of Johnshaven life and economy.
Administrative CountyAberdeenshire
Traditional CountyKincardineshire
OS GridNO7967
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityGrampian

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

Johnshaven, fishing vil. with ry. sta., Benholm par., Kincardineshire, 8½ miles NE. of Montrose, pop. 1041; P.O., T.O.; has a brewery and a sailcloth factory.

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