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Parish of Abernethy

Abernethy is a coastal parish, which lies in Perth and Kinross Council Area, some 4 miles (6 km) southwest of Newburgh in Fife and 7 miles (11 km) southeast of Perth in Perth and Kinross.

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

The parish has an area of 37 sq. km (14.2 sq. miles). Abernethy has 6 neighbouring parishes; namely Arngask, Auchtermuchty, Dron, Dunbarney, Newburgh and Strathmiglo. 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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