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Partick, Glasgow City

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Partick, Glasgow City

Partick is an area of Glasgow on the north bank of the River Clyde, just across from Govan. To the west lies Whiteinch and to the east, Hillhead and other areas which make up the west end of Glasgow. Partick was a Police burgh from 1852 until 1912 when it was incorporated into the city. Partick is the area of the city most connected with the Highlands, and several Gaelic agencies, such as the Gaelic Books Council are based in the area. Some ATMs in the area display Gaelic.
Post townGLASGOW
Administrative CountyGlasgow City
Traditional CountyLanarkshire
OS GridNS5566
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code0141

Other names by which Partick, Glasgow City has been known in the past


Partick, Glasgow City in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Partick, town with ry. sta., Govan par., NW. Lanarkshire, on the N. bank of river Clyde and W. bank of river Kelvin, in W. suburbs of Glasgow - town, pop. 27,410; police burgh, pop. 27,394; 3 Banks; has extensive shipbuilding yards. Partick was made a police burgh in 1852.

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