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Newmains, North Lanarkshire

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Newmains, North Lanarkshire

Newmains is a village and former mining community on the eastern edge of Wishaw, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, 18 miles south-east of Glasgow. Although it is considered by the local authority to be a "town centre" in its own right, it is often considered to be a part of Wishaw for administrative purposes.
Post townWISHAW
Administrative CountyNorth Lanarkshire
Traditional CountyLanarkshire
OS GridNS8256
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01698
Population5,329 (2001 Census)

Newmains, North Lanarkshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Newmains, town with ry. sta., Cambusnethan par., Lanarkshire, 2 miles NE. of Wishaw by road and 6 miles SE. of Holytown by rail, pop. (including Coltness ironworks) 2682; P.O., T.O.

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