Maddiston

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Maddiston
A row of housing on a downhill street with bare trees lining the opposite side, a view of the Forth Valley and Ochil Hills in the background.
Housing in Maddiston, overlooking the Forth Valley
Maddiston is in the south-east of the Falkirk council area in the Central Belt of the Scottish mainland.
Maddiston is in the south-east of the Falkirk council area in the Central Belt of the Scottish mainland.
Maddiston
Maddiston shown within the Falkirk council area
Population 3,099 [1] (2011 census)
OS grid reference NS941765
• Edinburgh 19.8 mi (31.9 km) ESE
• London 343 mi (552 km) SSE
Civil parish
Council area
Lieutenancy area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town FALKIRK
Postcode district FK2
Dialling code 01324
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
Website falkirk.gov.uk
List of places
UK
Scotland
55°58′12″N 3°41′52″W / 55.969956°N 03.697666°W / 55.969956; -03.697666Coordinates: 55°58′12″N 3°41′52″W / 55.969956°N 03.697666°W / 55.969956; -03.697666

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.

Population[edit]

Based on the United Kingdom 2001 census, Falkirk council reported the population of Maddiston as being 2,952 residents, a 40% rise since 1991.[2] The subsequent census in 2011 reported the population as 3,099, an increase of 174 residents (5.9%).[1]

History[edit]

Maddiston (historically Maudirstoun) is in the parish of Muiravonside and its first known reference is in documents in the fifteenth century.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Insight 2011 Census, No. 6 - Settlement Population and Household Estimates" (PDF). Falkirk Council. Retrieved 18 January 2018. 
  2. ^ "Insight 2001 Census, No. 3 - 2001 Census population of wards and settlements" (PDF). Falkirk Council. Retrieved 18 January 2018. 
  3. ^ Madiston, Falkirk LocalHistory Spociety, Retrieved 12 February 2016