Blackburn, Aberdeenshire

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Blackburn (Aberdeenshire)
Blackburn (Aberdeenshire) is located in Aberdeen
Blackburn (Aberdeenshire)
Blackburn (Aberdeenshire)
Blackburn (Aberdeenshire) shown within Aberdeenshire
Population 1,386 (2001).[1](2,540 Mid-2008 Estimate)
OS grid reference NJ826127
Council area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ABERDEEN
Postcode district AB21
Dialling code 01224 79
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
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57°12′19″N 2°17′20″W / 57.205283°N 2.288903°W / 57.205283; -2.288903Coordinates: 57°12′19″N 2°17′20″W / 57.205283°N 2.288903°W / 57.205283; -2.288903

Blackburn is a rapidly growing commuter town just northwest of Aberdeen, Scotland, and is situated in Aberdeenshire. It has an industrial estate. It has a small primary school, as well as a nursing home, local shop and a £1 million community hall which was publicly opened by The Princess Royal in 2005.[citation needed]

Kinellar Primary School Fire[edit]

On New Year's Day 2016, at around 2.15am, there was a fire at the Kinellar Primary School. It was witnessed by a group of older (older than what?) teenagers. A 16 year old was arrested and charge in relation to the fire.



  1. ^ "Comparative Population Profile: Blackburn Locality". Scotland's Census Results Online. 2001-04-29. Retrieved 2008-08-31.