Other current and historical names
Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Burghead within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Burghead, quoad sacra par. and seaport, Duffus par., N. Elginshire, 10¾ miles NW. of Elgin by rail -- q.s. par., pop. 2076; town, pop. 1428; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. It is a herring-fishing sta., and has also a salmon hery. Many Roman remains are in vicinity. The prom. of Burghead has an alt. of 80 ft.