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Milngavie, East Dunbartonshire

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Milngavie, East Dunbartonshire

Milngavie Listen/mɨlˈɡaɪ/, məl-GUY is a town in East Dunbartonshire, Scotland. It is on the Allander Water, at the northwestern edge of Greater Glasgow, and about 6 miles from Glasgow city centre. It neighbours Bearsden. Milngavie is a commuter town, with much of its working population travelling to Glasgow to work or study. The town is served by Milngavie railway station on the North Clyde Line of the SPT rail network, which links it to Central Glasgow.
Post townGLASGOW [1]
Administrative CountyEast Dunbartonshire
Traditional CountyStirlingshire
OS GridNS5574
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code0141
Population12,795
 

Other names by which Milngavie, East Dunbartonshire has been known in the past

Millguy

Milngavie, East Dunbartonshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Milngavie (popularly Milguy), town (police burgh) with ry. sta., New Kilpatrick par., Stirlingshire, and quoad sacra par., partly also in New Kilpatrick par., Dumbartonshire, on Allander Water, 7 miles NW. of Glasgow - q.s. par., pop. 2927; town, pop. 2636; P.O., T.O.; has calico printing and bleaching works.

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