Jemimaville


Jemimaville

infobox UK place
country = Scotland
official_name= Jemimaville
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population=
os_grid_reference= NH719652
map_type=Scotland
latitude=57.6589
longitude=-4.14781
unitary_scotland= Highland
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constituency_scottish_parliament=
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postcode_district = IV7 8
postcode_area= IV
dial_code=

Jemimaville is a small village in the Highland region of Scotland. It sits on the northern coast of the Black Isle, overlooking the Cromarty Firth. The village is 7 km west of Cromarty and 3 km south of Invergordon on the opposite shore of the firth. It has approximately 23 houses and around 100 inhabitants, and a small Post Office which is open Tuesdays and Thursdays. It takes its name from the wife of a former laird. Jemimaville was also the home of writer Jane Duncan in her later years, being near "The Colony" which is the "Reachfar" of her novels.

External links

* [http://www.black-isle.info/cromarty/imagelibrary/picture/number653.asp Photo of Jemimaville Village - circa 1920]


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