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Parish of Arbroath and St Vigeans

Arbroath and St Vigeans is a coastal parish, which lies in Angus Council Area, some 7 miles (12 km) northeast of Carnoustie and 10 miles (16 km) south of Brechin in Angus and includes a small offshore island.

It is located in the old county of Forfarshire, which disappeared following the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1974.

The parish has an area of 51.6 sq. km (19.9 sq. miles) and includes the settlement of Arbroath. Arbroath and St Vigeans has Arbirlot, Carmyllie and Inverkeilor as its neighbouring parishes. The boundaries of this parish were modified among significant changes recommended by the Boundary Commissioners after the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1889.


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