In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Auchterhouse like this:
Auchterhouse, par. and vil. with ry. sta., SW. Forfarshire, 12¼ miles NW. of Dundee, 5708 ac., pop. 661; P.O., T.O.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Auchterhouse has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Angus. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Auchterhouse and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Auchterhouse in Angus | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 28th November 2014
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