Bathgate is a town in West Lothian, Scotland, 5 miles (8 km) west of Livingston and adjacent to the M8 motorway. Nearby towns are Armadale, Blackburn, Linlithgow, Livingston, West Calder and Whitburn. Situated 2 miles (3 km) south of the ancient Neolithic burial site at Cairnpapple Hill, Bathgate and the surrounding area show signs of habitation since about 3500 BC.
View of Bathgate, West Lothian from an aeroplane approaching Edinburgh Airport.
|Population||20,363  (2011 census)|
|OS grid reference|
|Post town||BATHGATE, UK|
|Postcode district||EH47, EH48|
- "Area Profile: Bathgate Locality". Scotland's Census Results Online. 2011. Retrieved 16 October 2016.