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Airth, Falkirk

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Airth, Falkirk

Airth is a Royal Burgh, village, former trading port and civil parish in Falkirk, Scotland. It is 8 miles north of Falkirk town and sits on the banks of the River Forth. Airth lies on the A905 road between Grangemouth and Stirling and is overlooked by Airth Castle, the village retains two market crosses and a small number of historic houses. At the time of the 2001 census the village had a population of 1,273 residents. but this has been revised to 1,660 according to a 2008 estimate.
Post townFALKIRK
Administrative CountyFalkirk
Traditional CountyStirlingshire
OS GridNS8987
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 83
Population1,660 (2008 est.)
 

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

Airth, par. and vil. with ry. sta., in E. of co. and 8¼ miles SE. of Stirling, on river Forth -- par., 5477 ac., pop. 1362; vil., pop. 487. Airth Castle is in the vicinity.

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