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Clackmannanshire, is a local government council area in Scotland, and a lieutenancy area, bordering Fife, Perth and Kinross and Stirling. As Scotland's smallest historic county, it is often nicknamed 'The Wee County'. Scottish Toponymy in Transition is an AHRC-funded research project at the University of Glasgow, running from May 2011 to June 2014. The aim is to advance the long-term goal of surveying all of Scotland’s place-names, by publishing survey volumes for three historical counties and initiating research on two others. When written, Clackmannanshire is often abbreviated to Clacks.. The county town was originally Clackmannan, but by 1822 neighbouring Alloa had outgrown Clackmannan and replaced it as the county town.
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the smallest county in Scotland, lies between the Ochils and the Forth; rich in minerals, especially coal.
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