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Peterhead is a town in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. It is Aberdeenshire's largest settlement, having a population of 17,947 at the 2001 Census. Peterhead sits at the easternmost point in mainland Scotland. Peterhead is often referred to as 'The Blue Toon' and people who were born there as Blue Tooners. More correctly they are called Bloomogganners, supposedly from the blue worsted stockings that the fishermen originally wore.
Sport[change | change source]
Peterhead F.C. are a Scottish Football League side who currently play in the Second Division.
Twin town[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Ainmean-Àite na h-Alba ~ Gaelic Place-names of Scotland
- ↑ General Register Office for Scotland, 2006 population estimate, accessed 12 October 2009
- ↑ Comparative Population Profile:Peterhead Locality Scotland Archived 2012-03-07 at the Wayback Machine scrol.gov.uk, accessed 6 November 2008
Other websites[change | change source]
- Peterhead's Official Website Archived 2020-04-05 at the Wayback Machine
- The unofficial guide to Peterhead
- Photographs and forum live webcams showing life in a rural garden Archived 2021-05-08 at the Wayback Machine
- Peterhead News Site
- Local Authority Covering Peterhead Area