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Saltcoats, North Ayrshire

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Saltcoats, North Ayrshire

For other places with the same name see Saltcoats (disambiguation). Saltcoats (Scottish Gaelic: Baile an t-Salainn) is a town on the west coast of North Ayrshire, Scotland. It is one of the 'Three Towns' along with Ardrossan and Stevenston.
Administrative CountyNorth Ayrshire
Traditional CountyAyrshire
OS GridNS2441
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01294
Populationest. 11,730 (2006)

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

Saltcoats, seaport and watering-place with ry. sta., Ardrossan and Stevenston pars., Ayrshire, 1¼ mile SE. of Ardrossan and 29½ miles SW. of Glasgow by rail, pop. 5096; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks; has saltworks, but little or no shipping trade.

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