Johnstoun (Scots Gaelic: Baile Iain) is a toun in Renfrewshire in the wast Middle Lawlands o Scotland. The toun is three mile wast o Paisley an twal mile wast o Glesga ceety centur. In 2001 it haed 15,687 indwallers.
The toun wis a planned community shapit in the hint-end o the 18t centurie by local Laird George Ludovic Houstoun, who held an estate in the toun, the remains o whilk is kent as Johnstoun Castle. Industrial growthe brung coal minin, threid-makin an cotton weavin tae Johnstoun, makin it bouk hantle.
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- "Renfrewshire Community Website – Johnstone". Archived frae the original on 21 Mairch 2009. Retrieved 5 December 2015.
- "Ainmean-Àite na h-Alba ~ Gaelic Place-Names of Scotland". Archived frae the original on 4 Mairch 2016. Retrieved 2 November 2011.
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