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Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire

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Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire

Lochwinnoch is a town in the council area and historic county of Renfrewshire in the west central Lowlands of Scotland. Lying on the banks of Castle Semple Loch and the River Calder, Lochwinnoch is chiefly a residential dormitory village serving nearby urban centres such as Glasgow and Paisley. Its population in 2001 was 2628. The Town also lends its name to a civil parish of some fifty square miles of the surrounding countryside, including the nearby village of Howwood.
Administrative CountyRenfrewshire
Traditional CountyRenfrewshire
OS GridNS3559
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01505

Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Lochwinnoch, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Renfrewshire - par., 19,507 ac., pop. 3369; vil., on river Calder, at W. end of Castle Semple Loch, 1 mile NW. of its ry. sta., which is 8½ miles SW. of Paisley, pop. 1192; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; the industral establishments include a wool mill, a bleachfield, &c.

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