Encyclopædia Britannica, Ninth Edition/Auchtermuchty
AUCHTERMUCHTY, a royal burgh and parish of Scotland, county of Fife, 8 miles W.S.W. of Cupar. The town is irregularly built on an elevated site, and is divided by the Leverspool, a rapid streamlet which runs down its centre. The manufacture of linen is carried on. Popula tion of burgh in 1871, 1082.