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Quick facts for kidsBalfron, Stirlingshire
The church and war memorial in Balfron.
|Population||1,518 (2001 census)
est. 1,707 (2011)
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Postcode district||G63 0xx|
Balfron, is a village in the Stirling council area of Scotland. It is near Endrick Water on the A875 road, 18 miles (29 km) west of Stirling and 16 miles (26 km) north of Glasgow. Although a rural settlement, it lies within commuting distance of Glasgow, and serves as a dormitory town. It has shops, a health centre, a village hall and a secondary school (Balfron High School). The village also contains a fire station, garage, ambulance depot, police station, primary school, bowling green and an 18 hole golf course. The residential special school Ballikinrain is also located in Balfron and caters to intervening for boys with special needs from all over Scotland.
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