Swinton, Glasgow

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Swinton
Swinton is located in Glasgow council area
Swinton
Swinton
 Swinton shown within Glasgow
OS grid reference NS683647
Council area Glasgow City Council
Lieutenancy area Glasgow
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town GLASGOW
Postcode district G69
Dialling code 0141
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Glasgow East
Scottish Parliament Glasgow Shettleston
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Coordinates: 55°51′27″N 4°06′20″W / 55.8574°N 4.1056°W / 55.8574; -4.1056

Swinton is an eastern suburb of the Scottish city of Glasgow, north of the areas of Baillieston and Garrowhill and is now concurrent with the nineteenth century Easterhouse village. Easterhouse train station gives direct access to the centre of Glasgow.

The hamlet of Swinton began to emerge with the building of cotton hand loom weavers' cottages in the early 1790s.