Bathgate

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Bathgate
  • Scottish Gaelic: Both Chèit
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View of Bathgate, West Lothian from an aeroplane approaching Edinburgh Airport.
Population20,363 [1] (2011 census)
OS grid referenceNS973689
Council area
Lieutenancy area
Post townBATHGATE, UK
Postcode districtEH47, EH48
Dialling code01506
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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]

  1. "Area Profile: Bathgate Locality". Scotland's Census Results Online. 2011. Retrieved 16 October 2016.