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Ettrick and Lauderdale
Ettrick & Lauderdale, 1975-96
Ettrick and Lauderdale (Eadaraig agus Srath Labhdair in Scottish Gaelic) was one of four local government districts in the Borders region of Scotland from 1975 to 1996.
The district was formed by the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 from:
In 1989 the district was enlarged by the addition of the Brothershiels area from the neighbouring district of Midlothian.
The district council's headquarters were in Galashiels. The district had an estimated population of 35,490 in 1994.
In 1996 the Local Government etc (Scotland) Act 1994 replaced the two-tier regions and districts with unitary council areas. The region and four districts were merged to form the present Scottish Borders area.