Housing in Maddiston, overlooking the Forth Valley
|Population||3,720 (mid-2016 est.)|
|OS grid reference|
|• Edinburgh||19.8 mi (31.9 km) ESE|
|• London||343 mi (552 km) SSE|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
Maddiston is a village in the Falkirk council area of Scotland. It lies 3.8 miles (6.1 km) west-southwest of Linlithgow, 1.3 miles (2.1 km) south of Polmont and 0.6 miles (1.0 km) south-east of Rumford at the south-east edge of the Falkirk urban area.
Based on the United Kingdom 2001 census, Falkirk council reported the population of Maddiston as being 2,952 residents, a 40% rise since 1991. The subsequent census in 2011 reported the population as 3,099, an increase of 174 residents (5.9%).
Maddiston (historically Maudirstoun) is in the parish of Muiravonside and its first known reference is in documents in the fifteenth century.
- "Mid-2016 Population Estimates for Settlements and Localities in Scotland". National Records of Scotland. 12 March 2018. Retrieved 30 December 2020.
- "Insight 2001 Census, No. 3 - 2001 Census population of wards and settlements" (PDF). Falkirk Council. Retrieved 18 January 2018.
- "Insight 2011 Census, No. 6 - Settlement Population and Household Estimates" (PDF). Falkirk Council. Retrieved 18 January 2018.
- Madiston, Falkirk LocalHistory Spociety, Retrieved 12 February 2016
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