Motherwell or Mitherwall is a town within the council area of North Lanarkshire, lieutenancy area of Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. Its earliest recorded history dates back sometime in the middle of the years 1583 and 1611 on a map of Lanarkshire that was created by the Scottish topographer Timothy Pont under the name Moderwelt.
The town experienced drastic growth through time especially during the 19th century when its steel industry flourished. Motherwell is famous for its cultural heritage, arts and leisure, and sports destinations. The area, in fact, serves as home to the renowned Motherwell Football Club or the Steelmen.