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Parish of Keir

Keir is a parish, which lies in Dumfries and Galloway Council Area, some 3 miles (5 km) south of Thornhill and 16 miles (26 km) southeast of Kirkconnel in Dumfries and Galloway.

It is located in the old county of Dumfriesshire, which disappeared following the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1974.

The parish has an area of 31.9 sq. km (12.3 sq. miles). Keir has 6 neighbouring parishes; namely Closeburn, Dunscore, Glencairn, Kirkmahoe, Penpont and Tynron.


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