British Place Names

A comprehensive online gazetteer

Home » West Lothian » Abercorn, West Lothian - local map, administrative data, historical information and reader comments

Abercorn, West Lothian

Local area map loading...

Abercorn, West Lothian

For the Canadian town, see Abercorn, Quebec. For a town in Zambia see Mbala. For a village in Zimbabwe see Shamva. Abercorn is a village and parish in West Lothian, Scotland. Close to the south coast of the Firth of Forth, the village is around 5 km west of South Queensferry.
Administrative CountyWest Lothian
Traditional CountyWest Lothian
OS GridNT0878
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityLothian and Borders

Other names by which Abercorn, West Lothian has been known in the past

Aber Corneth ~ Abercurnig

Abercorn, West Lothian in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Abercorn, coast par. and vil., N. Linlithgowshire, 3 miles NW. of Winchburgh sta., 5265 ac. (29½ water), pop. 856; post-town, South Queensferry.

Your comments about Abercorn, West Lothian

What do you know about Abercorn, West Lothian? Give us the benefit of your local knowledge and opinions here!

comments powered by Disqus