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Broxburn, West Lothian

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Broxburn, West Lothian

Broxburn is a town in West Lothian, Scotland located 12 miles west of Edinburgh on the A8 road. It is situated approximately 5 miles from Edinburgh Airport, and to the north of Livingston. As a commuter town serving the M8 corridor into Edinburgh and the industrial areas of Livingston, Broxburn has seen a recent increase in immigration, especially from Poland, broadening its cultural diversity.
Post townBroxburn
Administrative CountyWest Lothian
Traditional CountyWest Lothian
OS GridNT0872
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityLothian and Borders
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLothian and Borders
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLothian and Borders
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01506
Populationest. 14,140 (2006)

Broxburn, West Lothian in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Broxburn.-- mining town, with oil-works, Uphall par., E. Linlithgowshire, 11 miles W. of Edinburgh by rail, pop. 3066; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank.

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