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Alva, Clackmannanshire

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Alva, Clackmannanshire

Post townALVA
Administrative CountyClackmannanshire
Traditional CountyStirling (det), locally in Clackman
OS GridNS8896
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityCentral Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCentral Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCentral Scotland
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01259
Population4,960 (2006)

Other names by which Alva, Clackmannanshire has been known in the past


Alva, Clackmannanshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Alva, par. and town, in detached part of co. and 8 miles by rail NE. of Stirling, romantically situated among the Ochill Hills -- par., 5458 ac., pop. 5113; town, pop 4961:, P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; it has mfrs. of shawls and tweeds.

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