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Troon, South Ayrshire

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Troon, South Ayrshire

Post townTroon
Administrative CountySouth Ayrshire
Traditional CountyAyrshire
OS GridNS3230
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01292
Population14,766 (2001 Census)

Other names by which Troon, South Ayrshire has been known in the past


Troon, South Ayrshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Troon, seaport town and quoad sacra par., Dundonald par., Ayrshire, 6½ miles N. of Ayr by rail - quoad sacra par., pop. 2587; town, pop. 2383; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks; is a favourite watering-place, and has fine sands and a golfing ground. Shipbuilding is carried on. (For shipping statistics, see Appendix.)

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