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Newton Mearns, East Renfrewshire

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Newton Mearns, East Renfrewshire

Newton Mearns is a suburban town in East Renfrewshire, Scotland. It lies 7 miles southwest of Glasgow City Centre on the main road to Ayrshire, 410 feet above sea level. It has a population of approximately 22,637. The town is part of the Greater Glasgow conurbation. Its name derives from being a new town of the Mearns (from Scottish Gaelic "a' Mhaoirne" meaning a stewartry, cf The Mearns) Newton Mearns is the largest settlement in East Renfrewshire.
Post townGLASGOW
Administrative CountyEast Renfrewshire
Traditional CountyRenfrewshire
OS GridNS5355
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code0141
Population22,637
 

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

Newton Mearns, vil., Mearns par., Renfrewshire, 3 miles SW. of Busby ry. sta. and 7 miles S. by W. of Glasgow, pop. 900; P.O., 1 Bank.

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