Cowie, Stirling

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Cowie
Cowie, Stirlingshire - geograph.org.uk - 160337.jpg
The main road through Cowie
Cowie is located in Stirling
Cowie
Cowie
Location within the Stirling council area
Population2,387 
OS grid referenceNS838890
Civil parish
Council area
Lieutenancy area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townStirling
Postcode districtFK7
Dialling code01786
PoliceScotland
FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
EU ParliamentScotland
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
List of places
UK
Scotland
56°04′50″N 3°52′01″W / 56.0805°N 3.867°W / 56.0805; -3.867Coordinates: 56°04′50″N 3°52′01″W / 56.0805°N 3.867°W / 56.0805; -3.867

Cowie (Scottish Gaelic: Collaidh, meaning wooded place) is a village in the Stirling council area of Scotland. Historically part of Stirlingshire, it lies on the minor B9124 road approximately 4 miles south-east of Stirling and about a mile north of the A9 road. The United Kingdom Census 2001 recorded the population as 2,387.[1]

Cowie was formerly a pit village and stone quarrying was carried on in the surrounds. It is now the site of a factory manufacturing engineered wood products and other light industries. Recent years have seen significant new housing developments in the village for commuters.

The "Caberboard" fibreboard factory in Cowie

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Comparative Population Profile: Cowie Locality". SCROL. Archived from the original on 22 March 2012. Retrieved 7 December 2009.

External links[edit]