South Alloa

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South Alloa
Scottish Gaelic: Allmhagh a Deas
Kersie Terrace, South Alloa
Kersie Terrace, South Alloa
South Alloa is in the north of the Falkirk council area in the Central Belt of the Scottish mainland.
South Alloa is in the north of the Falkirk council area in the Central Belt of the Scottish mainland.
South Alloa
 South Alloa shown within the Falkirk council area
Population 112 [1] (2007 est.)
OS grid reference NS875914
   – Edinburgh  26.1 mi (42.0 km) SE 
   – London  352 mi (566 km) SSE 
Civil parish Airth
Council area Falkirk
Lieutenancy area Stirling and Falkirk
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town STIRLING
Postcode district FK7
Dialling code 01324 83
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Falkirk
Scottish Parliament Falkirk East
Website falkirk.gov.uk
List of places
UK
Scotland

Coordinates: 56°06′08″N 3°48′36″W / 56.102245°N 3.80994°W / 56.102245; -3.80994

South Alloa is a small village which lies in the far north of the Falkirk council area of Scotland. The village is on the south bank of the River Forth where the river empties and widens to form the Firth of Forth. Directly to the north across the Forth is the town of Alloa, located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away. Upstream and 5 miles (8.0 km) west-northwest is the city of Stirling and 7.3 miles (11.7 km) south is Falkirk, the principal town of the Falkirk council area. It lies just inside the council boundary line between Falkirk and Stirling councils.

A photograph facing west along the River Forth with The Ochil Hills in the background and a small section of South Alloa in the foreground
Facing west along the River Forth with South Alloa just visible on the right

The village lies off the A905 road between Dunmore and Throsk. The village is at a former ferry crossing point across the River Forth to Alloa. According to a 2007 estimate the village has 112 residents.[1]

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  1. ^ a b South Alloa - Conceptual Strategy www.falkirk.gov.uk. Retrieved 2012-03-14.

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