Botriphnie is a parish in Banffshire, 5½ miles south-west from Keith. This parish is situated in the narrowest part of the county, comprehending its whole breadth, bounded by Aberdeenshire on the south-east, and on the north by Morayshire. The parish is situated about 24 miles west from the county town Banff and extends from north to south about 4½, and from east to west about three miles. Surrounding parishes are Boharm to the north-west, Keith to the north-east, Cairnie and Glass to the east and Mortlach to the south.
The B9014 road from Keith to Dufftown passes south-westerly through the parish.building it up.