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Coordinates: 56°01′31″N 3°56′32″W / 56.025329°N 3.942181°W / 56.025329; -3.942181

Fankerton is located in Falkirk
 Fankerton shown within the Falkirk council area
Population 214 [1] (2001 census)
OS grid reference NS790830
    - Edinburgh  29.6 mi (47.6 km) ESE 
    - London  349 mi (562 km) SSE 
Council area Falkirk
Lieutenancy area Stirling and Falkirk
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town DENNY
Postcode district FK6
Dialling code 01324
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Falkirk
Scottish Parliament Falkirk West
List of places

Fankerton is a small village which lies within the Falkirk council area of Scotland. The village is 1 mile (1.6 km) west of Denny and 6.3 miles (10.1 km) west-northwest of Falkirk.

The village is located on the south side of the River Carron along the B818 road on the outskirts of the town of Denny.

A photograph of woodland just outside Fankerton
Woodland above the River Carron just outside of Fankerton

Fankerton is the home of Strathcarron Hospice which provides free palliative care to people throughout Central Scotland.

The population of Fankerton at the time of the 2001 census was 214 residents.[1]


  1. ^ a b No 3 - 2001 Census Population of settlements and wards Retrieved 2011-04-27