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West Kilbride, North Ayrshire

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West Kilbride, North Ayrshire

West Kilbride (Scottish Gaelic: Cille Bhrìghde an Iar) is a village in North Ayrshire, on the west coast of Scotland by the Firth of Clyde, looking across the water to Goat Fell and the Isle of Arran. West Kilbride and adjoining districts of Seamill and Portencross are generally considered to be a small town, having a combined population of 4,393 at the 2001 census.
Post townWEST KILBRIDE
Administrative CountyNorth Ayrshire
Traditional CountyAyrshire
OS GridNS2048
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01294
Population4,393
 

Other names by which West Kilbride, North Ayrshire has been known in the past

Kilbride ~ Kilbride West

West Kilbride, North Ayrshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Kilbride, West, small town and par. with ry. sta., NW. Ayrshire.- par., 10,119 ac., pop. 2088; town, on Kilbride Burn, 4¼. miles NW. of Ardrossan, pop. 1363; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. West Kilbride is an ancient place; its mfrs. were at one time considerable.

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