Place:Thurso, Caithness, Scotland

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NameThurso
Alt namesThorsasource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeParish, Town
Coordinates58.583°N 3.533°W
Located inCaithness, Scotland
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Thurso is a town and former burgh on the north coast of the Highland council area of Scotland. It is the northernmost town on the British mainland. At the 2001 Census, Thurso had a population of about 9,000.

Historically, it is one of two burghs within the county of Caithness. It lies at the junction of the north-south A9 road and the west-east A836 road, connected to Bridge of Forss in the west and Castletown in the east.

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