Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Portreath within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Portreath, seaport vil., Illogan par., Cornwall, 4 miles NW. of Redruth; P.O., T.O.; has a harbour formed in 1760 and protected by batteries, and exports to Swansea copper ore from the Gwennap mines, of which it is the port, and with which it is connected by tram railway.