Parish of Morton

Morton is a parish, which lies in Dumfries and Galloway Council Area, some 2 miles (4 km) northeast of Thornhill and 12 miles (20 km) west of Moffat 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 32.9 sq. km (12.7 sq. miles). Morton has 4 neighbouring parishes; namely Closeburn, Crawford, Durisdeer and Penpont.

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