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Cairneyhill, Fife

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Cairneyhill, Fife

Cairneyhill is a small village in west Fife, Scotland. It is 3 miles west of Dunfermline, on the A994, and has a population of around 2,430 (est. in 2008). The village's architecture is a mix of old weavers' cottages and modern suburban housing estates. Most residents work either locally or commute to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Stirling or Kirkcaldy.
Administrative CountyFife
Traditional CountyFife
OS GridNT0486
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityFife
 

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

Cairneyhill, vil., Carnock par., SW. Fifeshire, 3 m. SW. of Dunfermline, pop. 325; has mfrs. of linen.

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