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Bo'ness, Falkirk

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Bo'ness, Falkirk

Bo'ness—properly Borrowstounness— is a coastal town in the Central Lowlands of Scotland. It lies on a hillside on the south bank of the Firth of Forth within the Falkirk council area, 16.9 miles north-west of Edinburgh and 6.7 miles east of Falkirk. At the 2001 census, Bo'ness had a resident population of 13,961 but according to a 2008 estimate this has since risen to 14,490. Before 1975 the town was in the former county of West Lothian.
Post townBO'NESS
Administrative CountyFalkirk
Traditional CountyWest Lothian
OS GridNS9981
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityCentral Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCentral Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCentral Scotland
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01506
Population14,490 (2008 est.)
 

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