Parish of Dumfries

Dumfries is a coastal parish, which lies in Dumfries and Galloway Council Area, some 9 miles (15 km) southwest of Lockerbie and 13 miles (21 km) northwest of Annan 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 40.7 sq. km (15.7 sq. miles). Dumfries has 7 neighbouring parishes; namely Caerlaverock, Holywood, Kirkmahoe, Terregles, Tinwald, Torthorwald and Troqueer.

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