Buckhyne is a sma toon near Methul in Scotland. Fur twa hunner years it wis the lairgest fishing toon in the yird, but wis owerteuk bi Oban in the 50s. It has a heich schuil cried "Levenmooth Acaedemy" that mellt "Kirchland" and "Buckhyne" heich schuils. As of 2001 it has 16,391 people. Probably around 16,240 including Methul as i'2006.

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The Randolph Wemyss Memorial Hospital, Buckhyne
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Population16,391 [1] (2001 census)
est. 16,240[2] (2006),
including Methil
OS grid referenceNT361988
Cooncil area
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Post tounLeven
Postcode destrictKY8
Diallin code01592
EU PairlamentScotland
UK Pairlament
Scots Pairlament
Leet o places
56°10′39″N 3°01′49″W / 56.1776°N 3.0303°W / 56.1776; -3.0303Coordinates: 56°10′39″N 3°01′49″W / 56.1776°N 3.0303°W / 56.1776; -3.0303

Fishing Toon (19th century)Eedit

As o 1831 Buckhyne wis the seicont lairgest fishing toon in Scotland wi a reported 198 boats. By the 1860s it became maer o i' fishing.


  1. "Comparative Population Profile: Buckhaven Locality". Scotland's Census Results Online. 29 Apryle 2001. Archived frae the original on 19 Mey 2011. Retrieved 1 September 2008.
  2. [1] Archived 30 September 2008 at the Wayback Machine