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|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
|Police Authority||Central Scotland|
Other names by which Carron, Falkirk has been known in the past
Carron Iron Works ~ Carron Ironworks
Carron, Falkirk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Carron, vil., Larbert par., Stirlingshire, near river Carron, 2 miles NW. of Falkirk, pop. 902; P.O.; the ironworks, which are very extensive, were established in 1760. Carronades, a peculiar species of ordnance, were so called from being cast here.
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