Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Methven within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Methven, par., quoad sacra par., and vil. with ry. sta., Perthshire - par., 12,911 ac., pop. 1910; quoad sacra par. (including part of Monzie par.), pop. 2041; vil., 1¼ mile NW. of Methven Junction, which is 6½ miles W. of Perth, pop. 751; P.O.; has some mfrs. of linen and jute; in the churchyard is the grave of Lord Lynedoch (1750-1843), the General Graham of the Peninsular War, who was born at Balgowan; a fragment of the old collegiate church (1433) is the burying-place of the Smythes of Methven, whose seat, Methven Castle, is 1 mile E. of the vil.; in the grounds are many fine old trees, including the "Pepperwell Oak;" the battle of Methven was fought in 1306; to the W. of Almondbank vil. is Methven Loch.