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Blackness, Falkirk

Blackness is a small village and harbour at Blackness Bay, an inlet of the Firth of Forth in Scotland. It lies 3.4 miles east-southeast of Bo'ness, 5.0 miles west-northwest of South Queensferry and 3.8 miles north-east of Linlithgow, within the council area of Falkirk. At the 2001 Census Blackness was reported as having a population of around 135 residents.
Administrative CountyFalkirk
Traditional CountyWest Lothian
OS GridNT0580
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityCentral Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCentral Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCentral Scotland
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01506
Population135 (2001 census)

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

Blackness.-- coast hamlet, Carriden par., N. Sthgowshire, on Firth of Forth, 3½ miles E. of Bo'ness.

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