Parish of Wemyss

Wemyss is a coastal parish, which lies in Fife Council Area, some 4 miles (7 km) southeast of Glenrothes and 5 miles (8 km) northeast of Kirkcaldy in Fife.

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

The parish has an area of 20.4 sq. km (7.8 sq. miles). Wemyss has Kirkcaldy & Dysart, Markinch and Scoonie 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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