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Dollar, Clackmannanshire

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Dollar, Clackmannanshire

The dollar (often represented by the dollar sign $) is the name of the official currency or a banknote of many countries, territories and dependencies, including Australia, Belize, Canada, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Singapore, Taiwan, Brunei and the United States. Generally, one dollar is equal to 100 cents.
Administrative CountyClackmannanshire
Traditional CountyClackmannanshire
OS GridNS9698
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityCentral Scotland

Other names by which Dollar, Clackmannanshire has been known in the past

Dal Aird ~ Dolor

Dollar, Clackmannanshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Dollar, town and par. with ry. sta., Clackmannanshire, at the foot of the Ochil Hills, near river Devon, 6 miles NE. of Alloa, 41 NW. of Edinburgh, and 432 NW. of London -- par., 4773 ac., pop. 2500; town, pop. 2014; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; coal and sandstone are plentiful; copper, iron, and lead were formerly mined in the Ochils, a little above the town; on the banks of the Devon are numerous bleachfields. Dollar is chiefly noted for its excellent Academy, founded (1818) by Captain John Macuab, a native of the par.

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