East Lothian Council area is one of the 32 council areas in Scotland. It has various East Lothian Towns and Villages as we shall see later in this article. East Lothian Council area has a population of 104,201 thereby ranked 21st position among the 32 council areas of Scotland. In terms of size, it has an area of 680 km2 hence ranked position 18. It has a population density of 153 people per km2. It is bordered by the following other council areas in Scotland: Edinburgh City, Midlothian and Scottish Borders. Table below shows a brief statistics of the East Lothian Council Area.

Council Area East Lothian
Population 104,201
Population Rank out of 32 21 out of 32
Area Size (km2) 680
Area Rank out of 32 18 out of 32
Population Density 153
Location of East Lothian Towns and Villages

Location of East Lothian Towns and Villages


The following is a list of East Lothian Towns and Villages by Population. Data is from the census of 2011.

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1 Musselburgh 21,912 Town
2 Tranent 11,647 Town
3 Haddington 9,954 Town
4 Dunbar 8,489 Town
5 Prestonpans 7,158 Town
6 North Berwick 6,607 Town
7 Port Seton 5,462 Town
8 Gullane 3,783 Town
9 Longniddry 2,617 Village
10 Wallyford 2,438 Village
11 East Linton 1,738 Village
12 Pencaitland 1,674 Village
13 Aberlady 1,142 Village
14 Macmerry 1,118 Village
15 Gifford 714 Village
16 Oldhamstocks 198 Village
17 Drem 98 Village

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