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Fankerton, Falkirk

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Fankerton, Falkirk

Fankerton is a small village which lies within the Falkirk council area of Scotland. The village is 1 mile west of Denny and 6.3 miles west-northwest of Falkirk. The village is located on the south side of the River Carron along the B818 road on the outskirts of the town of Denny. Fankerton is the home of Strathcarron Hospice which provides free palliative care to people throughout Central Scotland. The population of Fankerton at the time of the 2001 census was 214 residents.
Post townDENNY
Administrative CountyFalkirk
Traditional CountyStirlingshire
OS GridNS7982
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 code01324
Population214 (2001 census)
 

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