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Auchinairn, Glasgow City

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Auchinairn, Glasgow City

Auchinairn is an area within, East Dunbartonshire, Scotland, and shares its southern boundary with the Springburn and Balornock districts within the City of Glasgow. The original village of Auchinairn possibly derived its name from the Gaelic "achadh-an-eorna" meaning "field of barley" or "achadh-an-iarann" meaning “field of iron" (it is believed that iron ore was once mined there).
Post townGLASGOW
Administrative CountyGlasgow City
Traditional CountyLanarkshire
OS GridNS6169
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code0141
 

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

Auchenairn

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

Auchinairn, vil., Cadder par., Lanarkshire, 3 miles NE. of Glasgow, pop. 634.

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