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Denny, Falkirk

Denny is a town in the Falkirk council area of Scotland, formerly in the county of Stirlingshire. It is situated 7 miles west of Falkirk, and 6 miles north-east of Cumbernauld, adjacent to both the M80 and M876 motorways. At the 2001 census, Denny had a resident population of 7,385 but according to a 2008 estimate this has since risen to 10,000. Denny is separated from neighbouring village Dunipace by the River Carron.
Post townDENNY
Administrative CountyFalkirk
Traditional CountyStirlingshire
OS GridNS8082
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityCentral Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCentral Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCentral Scotland
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01324
Population10,000 (2008 est.)
 

Denny, Falkirk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Denny, town and par. with ry. sta., in co. and 7 miles S. of Stirling, 32 NW. of Edinburgh, 25 NE. of Glasgow, and 404 NW. of London -- par., 8309 ac., pop. 5728; town (including Dunipace), pop. 4080; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks; is connected with Dunipace by a bridge over the Carron. Denny and Dunipace were formed into a police burgh in 1876, Coal and ironstone are mined, and in the town of Denny are ironworks, engine-works, and chemical works; 1 mile from ry. sta. is Denny Paper Mill.

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