Overtown, North Lanarkshire
Overtown Main Street
Overtown shown within North Lanarkshire
|Population||2,371  (2001 Census)|
|OS grid reference|
|Council area||North Lanarkshire|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|UK Parliament||Motherwell and Wishaw|
|Scottish Parliament||Motherwell and Wishaw|
The village only has a few buildings of note, Clyde Valley High School, which is located to the North-West, and Overtown Primary School. Overtown also has a community centre, and a small number of independent shops and takeaway restaurants. A "First Glasgow" (the former "Hutchison") bus depot is located in the village.
The A71 road, that links Edinburgh with Ayrshire, passes through Overtown. The road is the main street of the village. It is located on the edge of the Clyde Valley, and is only a mile away from Garrion Bridge. The West Coast Main Line also passes through the village, but no passenger service trains stop there.
- "Scotland's Census Results Online". Retrieved 2012-04-29..
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