LOUISBURGH, a village, in the parish of Wick, county of Caithness; adjoining the burgh of Wick, and containing 360 inhabitants. This village, which is situated on the north bank of the river Wick, was built on land leased for that purpose by the proprietor, and received its appellation in compliment to Lady Dunbar, whose Christian name was Louisa; it consists chiefly of cottages inhabited by persons employed in the fisheries.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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