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Balfron, Stirling

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Balfron, Stirling

Balfron, is a village in the Stirling council area of Scotland. It is situated near Endrick Water on the A875 road, 18 miles (29 km) west of Stirling and 16 miles (26 km) north of Glasgow. Although a rural settlement, it lies within commuting distance of Glasgow, and serves as a dormitory town.
Post townGLASGOW
Administrative CountyStirling
Traditional CountyStirlingshire
OS GridNS5488
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityCentral Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCentral Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCentral Scotland
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01360
Populationest. 1,707 (2011)
 

Balfron, Stirling in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Balfron, par. and vil., W. Stirlingshire, 20 miles SW. of Stirling by rail, 7820 ac., pop. 1327; vil., pop. 970; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. The vil. is 1¾ mile E. of the ry. sta.; cotton-spinning is carried on.

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