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Strathblane, Stirling

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Strathblane, Stirling

Strathblane is a village and parish in the registration county of Stirlingshire, situated in the southwestern part of the Stirling council area, in central Scotland. It lies at the foothills of the Campsie Fells and the Kilpatrick Hills on the Blane Water, 12 miles north of Glasgow, 14 miles east-southeast of Dumbarton, and 20 miles southwest of Stirling. Strathblane is a dormitory village for Greater Glasgow, and has a total resident population of 1,811.
Post townGLASGOW
Administrative CountyStirling
Traditional CountyStirlingshire
OS GridNS5679
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityCentral Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCentral Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCentral Scotland
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01360
Population1,811 (2001 Census)

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

Strathblane, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Stirlingshire - par., 9068 ac., pop. 1343; vil., on river Blane, 4 miles W. of Lennoxtown, and 16 miles by rail and 11 by road N. of Glasgow; P.O.; the Strathblane Hills rise to an alt. of 1624 ft.

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