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Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire

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Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire

Clackmannan (Scottish Gaelic: Clach Mhanainn, meaning "Stone of Manau"), is a small town set in the Central Lowlands of Scotland. Situated within the Forth Valley, Clackmannan is 1.8 miles south-east of Alloa and 3.2 miles south of Tillicoultry. The town is part of the Clackmannanshire council area and was formerly the county town of the county of Clackmannan which is Scotland's smallest. According to a 2009 estimate the population of the settlement of Clackmannan is 3,348 residents.
Administrative CountyClackmannanshire
Traditional CountyClackmannanshire
OS GridNS9191
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityCentral Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCentral Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCentral Scotland
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01259
Population3,348 (2008 est.)

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

Clackmannan par. and co. town of Clackmannanshire, on river Devon, near its confluence with the Forth, ½ mile SE. of its ry. sta. and 2 miles SE. of Alloa -- par., 9427 ac., pop. 4543; town pop. 1503; P.O., T.O. In 1330 C. was the residence of King David Bruce.

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