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Street in Methil
Street in Methil
Coordinates 56 ° 11 ′  N , 3 ° 1 ′  W Coordinates: 56 ° 11 ′  N , 3 ° 1 ′  W
Methil (Scotland)
Residents 11,000
Post town Leven
ZIP code section KY 18
prefix 01333
Part of the country Scotland
Council area Fife
British Parliament Glenrothes
Scottish Parliament Kirkcaldy

Methil is a small town in the Fife Council Area in Scotland , south of the confluence of the Leven and the Firth of Forth .


During the Second World War , from August 1940 to May 1945, the port of Methil was the starting point for EN convoys such as the EN 491 convoy .


Methil is home to the FC East Fife football club . The club currently playing in the fourth-rate Scottish League Two won the Scottish Club Cup once and the League Cup three times .


  • William Baxter , also known as "Bill" Baxter (1924-2002), was a Scottish football player and coach
  • William Gear (1915–1997) was a Scottish painter

Web links

Commons : Methil  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Arnold Hague Convoy Database , accessed June 7, 2014.