Mounthill Fair, which takes place in October each year, is predominantly a horse fair (with shire horses dominating). The fair is nearly 300 years old and is said to have begun with a Charter from King James of England.
The grandfather of Andrew Johnson, 17th President of the United States, left Mounthill around 1750 and settled in North Carolina. Andrew worked there as a tailor and ran a successful business in Greeneville, Tennessee, before being elected Vice-President. He became President following Abraham Lincoln's assassination.
- "Mounthill (Mid and East Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom) - Population Statistics, Charts, Map, Location, Weather and Web Information". www.citypopulation.de. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
- "DATE SET FOR THIS YEAR'S MOUNTHILL FAIR". www.larnetimes.co.uk. Johnston Publishing Ltd. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
|This article related to the geography of County Antrim, Northern Ireland is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|