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Howwood, Renfrewshire

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Howwood, Renfrewshire

Howwood is a village in Renfrewshire, Scotland. It is between Johnstone and Lochwinnoch, just off the A737 dual carriageway between the nearby town of Paisley and the Ayrshire border. It is served by Howwood railway station. Its name is listed in the late 19th century Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland as "Howwood or Hollow-wood", demonstrating the probable origins of its name.
Post townJOHNSTONE
Administrative CountyRenfrewshire
Traditional CountyRenfrewshire
OS GridNS3960
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01505
Population1,502
 

Other names by which Howwood, Renfrewshire has been known in the past

Hollow Wood

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

Howwood, vil. with ry. sta., Lochwinnoch par., Renfrewshire, 3 m. SW. of Johnstone, pop. 333; P.O.

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