Scottish Borders Council area is one of the 32 council areas in Scotland. It has various Scottish Borders Towns and Villages as we shall see later in this article. Scottish Borders Council area has a population of 114,529 thereby ranked 18th position among the 32 council areas of Scotland. In terms of size, it has an area of 4,733 km2 hence ranked position 6. It has a population density of 24 people per km2. It is bordered by the following other council areas in Scotland: East Lothian, Midlothian, Edinburgh City, West Lothian, South Lanarkshire and Dumfries & Galloway. Table below shows a brief statistics of the Scottish Borders Council Area.

Council Area Scottish Borders
Population 114,529
Population Rank out of 32 18 out of 32
Area Size (km2) 4,733
Area Rank out of 32 6 out of 32
Population Density 24

 

Location of Scottish Borders Towns and Villages

Location of Scottish Borders Towns and Villages

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

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TOWN/VILLAGE POPULATION STATUS
1 Galashiels 14,998 Town
2 Hawick 14,296 Town
3 Peebles 8,161 Town
4 Selkirk 5,785 Town
5 Kelso 5,641 Town
6 Jedburgh 4,093 Town
7 Duns 2,596 Town
8 Eyemouth 2,588 Town
9 Innerleithen 2,587 Town
10 West Linton 2,338 Village
11 Tweedbank 2,112 Village
12 Earlston 1,975 Town
13 Coldstream 1,814 Town
14 Melrose 1,672 Town
15 St Boswells 1,413 Village
16 Newtown St Boswells 1,204 Town
17 Cavers 1,087 Village
18 Caddonfoot 914 Village
19 Newcastleton 724 Village
20 Stow of Wedale 719 Village
21 Greenlaw 667 Town
22 Denholm 601 Village
23 Clovenfords 563 Village
24 Ayton 558 Village
25 Town Yetholm 471 Village
26 Roxburgh 421 Village
27 Cockburnspath 415 Village
28 Ancrum 395 Village
29 Lilliesleaf 366 Village
30 Eddleston 337 Village
31 Minto 323 Village
32 Mertoun 310 Village
33 Newstead 261 Village
34 Swinton 226 Village
35 Bowden 225 Village
36 Heriot 207 Village
37 Teviothead 197 Village
38 Bedrule 184 Village
39 Fogo 165 Village
40 Ettrick 114 Village
41 Blyth Bridge 112 Village
42 Newmill-on-Teviot 55 Village

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