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Kilmacolm, Inverclyde

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Kilmacolm, Inverclyde

Kilmacolm is a village and civil parish in the Inverclyde council area and the historic county of Renfrewshire in the west central Lowlands of Scotland. It lies on the northern slope of the Gryffe Valley 7.5 miles south-east of Greenock and around 15 miles west of the city of Glasgow.
Post townKILMACOLM
Administrative CountyInverclyde
Traditional CountyRenfrewshire
OS GridNS3669
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01505
Population4,000 (village)
 

Other names by which Kilmacolm, Inverclyde has been known in the past

Kilmalcolm

Kilmacolm, Inverclyde in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Kilmalcolm, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Renfrewshire, on Gryfe Water - par., 19,665 ac., pop. 2708; vil., 7¾ miles SE. of Greenock and 16½ W. of Glasgow, pop. 1170; P.O, T.O., 1 Bank; has a hydropathic establishlishment (1880).

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