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Cardenden is a Scottish town located on the South bank of the River Ore in the parish of Auchterderran, Fife. It is approximately 4 miles North-West of Kirkcaldy. Cardenden was named in 1848 by the Edinburgh and Northern Railway for its new railway station. A former mining town, Cardenden had a reported population of 448 in 1891 that had increased to 2992 as of 2009. Areas of Cardenden include Auchterderran, Bowhill, Dundonald, the Jamphlars, New Carden and Woodend.
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Cardenden, Fife in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Cardenden, glen and vil. with ry. sta., in par. and ¾ mile SW. of Auchterderran vil., and 5½ miles SW. of Thornton Junction, SW. Fifeshire, pop. 391.
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