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North Queensferry, Fife

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North Queensferry, Fife

North Queensferry (Scottish Gaelic: Port na Banrighinn) is a village in Fife, Scotland, on the Firth of Forth, between the Forth Bridge and the Forth Road Bridge, and 10 miles from Edinburgh. According to the 2008 population estimate, the village has a population of 1,150. It is the southernmost settlement in Fife. The Scottish Gaelic name "Port na Banrighinn" means "[the the] port of the queen". The name "Cas Chaolas" (Steep Strait) can be applied only to South Queensferry.
Administrative CountyFife
Traditional CountyFife
OS GridNT1380
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityFife
Fire and Rescue AuthorityFife
Fire and Rescue AuthorityFife
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01383

Other names by which North Queensferry, Fife has been known in the past

North Ferry ~ Queensferry ~ Queensferry North

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

Queensferry, North, vil., in detached section of Dunfermline par., Fife, on Firth of Forth, opposite South Queensferry, and 2 miles S. of Inverkeithing, pop. 360; P.O., T.O.; is a sea-bathing resort.

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