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Classification and Statistics

Settlement Type: town
Population (2001): 33090    
(1991): 32988
(1981): 32969
(1971): 23019
(1961): 16911
(1951): 14745
(1901): 9603
(Parliamentary Burgh)
(1881): 8498
(1871): 6866
(1861): 7060
(1851): 7534
(1841): 4594

Tourist Rating: Two Stars
Text of Entry Updated: 11-MAR-2018

Latitude: 55.6147°N Longitude: 4.667°W
National Grid Reference: NS 321 389
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References and Further Reading
Close, Rob and Anne Riches (2012) The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire and Arran. Yale University Press, New Haven and London
Smith, Robin (2001) The Making of Scotland. Canongate Books Ltd, Edinburgh

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