Parish of Glencairn

Glencairn is a parish, which lies in Dumfries and Galloway Council Area, some 8 miles (12 km) southwest of Thornhill and 14 miles (22 km) south 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 122.1 sq. km (47.1 sq. miles). Glencairn has 5 neighbouring parishes; namely Balmaclellan, Dalry, Dunscore, Keir and Tynron.

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