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East Linton, East Lothian

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East Linton, East Lothian

East Linton is a town in East Lothian, Scotland, situated on the River Tyne and A199 road five miles east of Haddington, with a population of 1,774. (In 1881 it had a population of 1,042). East Linton probably gets its name from the Linn (a waterfall) on the river next to the village, although Martine adds that it was called East Linton to distinguish it from West Linton in Peebleshire when the railways were built.
Administrative CountyEast Lothian
Traditional CountyEast Lothian
OS GridNT5977
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityLothian and Borders

Other names by which East Linton, East Lothian has been known in the past

Linton ~ Linton East

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

Linton, East, vil. (police burgh) with ry. sta., Prestonkirk par., Haddingtonshire, on river Tyne, 5½ miles W. of Dunbar and 23 NE. of Edinburgh - burph, pop. 923; vil. pop. 1042; P.O., T.O., called also Prestonkirk; 1 Bank. Market-day, Monday.

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