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Cockenzie and Port Seton, East Lothian

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Cockenzie and Port Seton, East Lothian

Cockenzie and Port Seton is a unified town in East Lothian, Scotland. It is on the coast of the Firth of Forth, four miles north-east of Musselburgh. The burgh of Cockenzie was created in 1591 by James VI of Scotland. Port Seton harbour was built by George Seton, 11th Lord Seton between 1655 and 1665. The town has a population of 4,493 as of 2001. Since the last Census in 2001, there have been many new houses built. The population is now about 5,460.
Post townPrestonpans
Administrative CountyEast Lothian
Traditional CountyEast Lothian
OS GridNT4075
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityLothian and Borders
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLothian and Borders
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLothian and Borders
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01875
 

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