View of Bathgate, West Lothian from an aeroplane approaching Edinburgh Airport.
|Population||20,363  (2011 census)|
|OS grid reference|
|Post town||BATHGATE, UK|
|Postcode district||EH47, EH48|
Bathgate is a town in West Lothian, Scotland, 5 miles (8 km) west of Livingston and adjacent to the M8 motorway. Nearby towns are Armadale, Blackburn, Linlithgow, Livingston, West Calder and Whitburn. Situated 2 miles (3 km) south of the ancient Neolithic burial site at Cairnpapple Hill, Bathgate and the surrounding area show signs of habitation since about 3500 BC.
References[change | change source]
- "Area Profile: Bathgate Locality". Scotland's Census Results Online. 2011. Retrieved 16 October 2016.