Whiterock, County Down

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"Whiterock" redirects here. For White Rock(s), see White Rock.
Whiterock is located in Northern Ireland
 Whiterock shown within Northern Ireland
Population 351 (UK 2001 Census)
District Ards
County County Down
Country Northern Ireland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district BT23
Dialling code 028
EU Parliament Northern Ireland
NI Assembly Strangford
List of places
Northern Ireland

Coordinates: 54°28′52″N 5°39′00″W / 54.481°N 5.650°W / 54.481; -5.650

Whiterock is a small village in County Down, Northern Ireland. It is within the townland of Killinakin, in the civil parish of Killinchy and historic barony of Dufferin, on the western shore of Strangford Lough, near to the village of Killinchy.[1] In the 2001 Census it had a population of 351 people.[2] and is in the Borough of Ards.


It is the home of Strangford Lough Yacht Club. Whiterock actually has two yacht clubs, one of which has its clubhouse on a floating lightship.[3]


  1. ^ Ordnance Survey Ireland: Online map viewer (choose "historic" to see townland boundaries)
  2. ^ "Gazeteer of NI settlements". NI Neighbourhood Information Service Data Catalogue. Retrieved 2007-10-26. 
  3. ^ "Killinchy". Culture Northern Ireland. Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-10-26. 

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