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Coordinates: 54°48′32″N5°51′50″W / 54.809°N 5.864°W / 54.809; -5.864 Mounthill is a small village in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, near Larne. In the 2011 Census, it had a population of 114 people. [1] It is situated in the Larne Borough Council area.

Mounthill Fair, which takes place in October each year, is predominantly a horse fair (with shire horses dominating). The fair is nearly 300 years old and is said to have begun with a Charter from King James of England. [2]

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References

  1. "Mounthill (Mid and East Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom) - Population Statistics, Charts, Map, Location, Weather and Web Information". www.citypopulation.de. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  2. "DATE SET FOR THIS YEAR'S MOUNTHILL FAIR". www.larnetimes.co.uk. Johnston Publishing Ltd. Retrieved 14 August 2018.

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