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Tillicoultry, Clackmannanshire

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Tillicoultry, Clackmannanshire

Tillicoultry is a town in Clackmannanshire, Scotland. Its Gaelic name is sometimes anglicised into Tullich-cul-tir in Scots Gaelic, "the mount or hill at the back of the country". One of the Hillfoots Villages on the A91, which runs from Stirling to St. Andrews, Tillicoultry is situated at the southern base of the Ochil Hills, which provide a spectacular backdrop. The River Devon lies to the south.
Post townTillicoultry
Administrative CountyClackmannanshire
Traditional CountyClackmannanshire
OS GridNS9197
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityCentral Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCentral Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCentral Scotland
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01259
Population5,221
 

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

Tillicoultry, police burgh and par., Clackmannanshire, on river Devon, 3½ miles NE. of Alloa and 10 miles NE. of Stirling by rail - par., 6946 ac., pop. 5344; burgh, pop. 3732; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1 newspaper; has mfrs. of shawls, tartans, and other woollen fabrics. Coal is extensively worked in the vicinity.

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