Parish of Stair

Stair is a parish, which lies in East Ayrshire Council Area, some 7 miles (11 km) west of Cumnock in East Ayrshire and 8 miles (12 km) east of Ayr in South Ayrshire.

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

The parish has an area of 21.7 sq. km (8.4 sq. miles). Stair has 4 neighbouring parishes; namely Coylton, Mauchline, Ochiltree and Tarbolton. The boundaries of this parish were modified among significant changes recommended by the Boundary Commissioners after the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1889.

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