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Coordinates: 54°48′32″N 5°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 2001 Census, it had a population of 69 people. 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.[clarification needed]


The grandfather of Andrew Johnson, 17th President of the United States, left Mounthill around 1750 and settled in North Carolina. Andrew worked there as a tailor and ran a successful business in Greeneville, Tennessee, before being elected Vice-President. He became President following Abraham Lincoln's assassination.


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