Crookston, Glasgow

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Crookston
Crookston is located in Glasgow council area
Crookston
Crookston
Location within Glasgow
OS grid referenceNS518636
Council area
Lieutenancy area
  • Glasgow
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townGLASGOW
Postcode districtG52
Dialling code0141
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FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
EU ParliamentScotland
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
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55°50′34″N 4°22′06″W / 55.842780°N 4.368377°W / 55.842780; -4.368377Coordinates: 55°50′34″N 4°22′06″W / 55.842780°N 4.368377°W / 55.842780; -4.368377

Crookston (Scottish Gaelic: Baile Cruic, Scots: Cruixtoun) is a residential suburb on the southwestern edge of the city of Glasgow, Scotland.

Formerly a village in its own right, Crookston (Middle Scots: Crocis toune) and its surrounding lands and castle (Dùn Cruic in Scottish Gaelic), were named after the feudal Anglo-Norman lord, Robert Croc.

In the 1920s, Crookston, together with neighbouring Cardonald, Hillington and Halfway, was annexed by the expanding city of Glasgow. Crookston now lies just within Glasgow's present-day boundary with Ralston, Renfrewshire.

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