Coigach  Ross and Cromarty


In 1882-4, Frances Groome's Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland described Coigach like this:

Coigach, a coast district in Ullapool quoad sacra and Lochbroom quoad civilia parish, Cromartyshire. Adjoining the north-western extremity of Ross-shire, and bounded W by the Minch, NE by Sutherland, it measures 22 miles from NW to SE, and 7½ miles in the opposite direction; includes Rhu More promontory, between Loch Enard and the Summer Isles; and is a strictly highland region, diversified with glens and numerous small lakes, whilst containing the beautiful vales of Strathceannard and Rhidorch. ...

It has a Free church and a post office under Ullapool, which lies 28 miles to the SE. Pop. (1871) 1239, (1881) 1167.

Coigach through time

Coigach is now part of Highland district. Click here for graphs and data of how Highland has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Coigach itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Coigach, in Highland and Ross and Cromarty | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 25th April 2024

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