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Stevenston, North Ayrshire

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Stevenston, North Ayrshire

Stevenston is a town and parish in North Ayrshire, Scotland. It is one of the 'Three Towns' along with Ardrossan and Saltcoats.
Administrative CountyNorth Ayrshire
Traditional CountyAyrshire
OS GridNS2642
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01294
Populationest. 8,990 (2006)

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

Stevenston, town and par., Ayrshire - par. (containing Ardeer Works and part of town of Saltcoats), 3771 ac., pop. 5694; town, 1 mile NE. of Saltcoats, 2½ miles E. of Ardrossan, and 28 miles SW. of Glasgow by rail, pop. 3556; P.O., T.O. Many of the inhabitants find employment at the neighbouring coal mines and at Ardeer Works, which include ironworks, a foundry, a valuable sandstone quarry, and a dynamite factory.

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