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Scottish Gaelic: Deagh Mhonadh
Humpbacked Bridge, Dechmont. - - 56086.jpg
Humpbacked Bridge, Dechmont
Dechmont is located in West Lothian
 Dechmont shown within West Lothian
OS grid reference NT039708
Civil parish Uphall
Council area West Lothian
Lieutenancy area West Lothian
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BROXBURN
Postcode district EH52
Dialling code 01506
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Livingston
Scottish Parliament Linlithgow
List of places

Coordinates: 55°55′16″N 3°32′13″W / 55.921°N 3.537°W / 55.921; -3.537

Dechmont (Gaelic: Deagh Mhonadh) is a small village located near Uphall, West Lothian in Scotland. Bangour Village Hospital is located to the west of Dechmont. It has an approximate population of 989 people. Its postal code is EH52.[1] There was said to be an alien encounter in 1979 in the nearby Dechmont Woods.[2]

The village has a small infant/primary school providing learning for pre-school through to primary three pupils. In 2012 the school roll was thirteen which consisted of five primary one pupils; four primary two pupils and four primary three pupils as well as sixteen pre-school infants[3]

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  1. ^ "Dechmont, West Lothian Information". Retrieved 2015-11-26. 
  2. ^ Livingston Incident
  3. ^ [1][dead link]

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