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County Map of Scotland

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County Map of Scotland
EnglandShetlandOrkneyCaithnessSutherlandRoss & CromartyInverness-shireNairnshireMorayBanffshireAberdeenshireKincardineshireAngusPerthshireFifeKinross-shireClackmannanshireCounty of ArgyllDunbartonshireStirlingshireWest LothianRenfrewshireButeAyrshireLanarkshireWigtownshireKirkcudbrightshireDumfriesshireMidlothianPeeblesshireSelkirkshireRoxburghshireBerwickshireEast Lothian

Select a county from either of the lists below, or see the1890-1975 county map of Scotland. If you don't know which county a parish or town lies in, try an online gazetteer covering the whole of the UK. To find which GENUKI pages cover more modern administrative areas and the "Counties of Cities" see Historical Geography on the Scotland page.


Map-Numeric Order
1: Caithness
2: Sutherland
3: Ross & Cromarty
(+ Part of Lewis)
3a: Cromarty - Pre 1890 only
4: Inverness-shire
(+ Part of Lewis, Uist & Skye)
5: Nairnshire
6: County of Moray
7: Banffshire
8: Aberdeenshire
9: Kincardineshire
10: Angus
(Forfarshire until 1928)
11: Perthshire
12: County of Argyll
13: County of Bute
14: Ayrshire
15: Renfrewshire
16: Dunbartonshire
17: Stirlingshire
18: Clackmannanshire
19: Kinross-shire
20: County of Fife
21: East Lothian
(Haddingtonshire until 1921)
22: Midlothian
(County of Edinburgh until 1921)
23: West Lothian
(Linlithgowshire until 1921)
24: Lanarkshire
25: Peeblesshire
26: Selkirkshire
27: Berwickshire
28: Roxburghshire
29: Dumfriesshire
30: Kirkcudbrightshire
31: Wigtownshire
Orkney (Not shown on map)
Shetland (Not shown on map)
Scottish Counties pre 1890

1890-1975 map
Scottish Counties 1890-1975
CaithnessSutherlandRoss & CromartyRoss & CromartyInverness-shireInverness-shireInverness-shireInverness-shireNairnshireCounty of MorayBanffshireAberdeen-shireKinkardineshireAngusCounty of ArgylCounty of ButeAyrshireRenfrewshireDunbartonshireDunbartonshireStirlingshireClackmannanshireKinross-shireCounty of FifeEast LothianWest LothianLanarkshirePeebleshireSelkirkshireBerwickshireRoxburghshireDumfriess-shireKirkudbrightshireWigtownshireArgyleArgylePerthMidlothianEngland
Alphabetic Order
Aberdeenshire [8]
Angus [10]
(Forfarshire until 1928)
County of Argyll [12]
Ayrshire [14]
Banffshire [7]
Berwickshire [27]
County of Bute [13]
Caithness [1]
Clackmannanshire [18]
Cromarty - Pre 1890 only [3a]
Dumfriesshire [29]
Dunbartonshire [16]
East Lothian [21]
(Haddingtonshire until 1921)
County of Fife [20]
Inverness-shire [4]
(+ Part of Lewis, Uist & Skye)
Kincardineshire [9]
Kinross-shire [19]
Kirkcudbrightshire [30]
Lanarkshire [24]
Midlothian [22]
(County of Edinburgh until 1921)
County of Moray [6]
Nairnshire [5]
Orkney (Not shown on map)
Peeblesshire [25]
Perthshire [11]
Renfrewshire [15]
Ross & Cromarty
(+ Part of Lewis) [3]
Roxburghshire [28]
Selkirkshire [26]
Shetland (Not shown on map)
Stirlingshire [17]
Sutherland [2]
West Lothian [23]
(Linlithgowshire until 1921)
Wigtownshire [31]