Kirkcowan  Wigtownshire


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Kirkcowan like this:

Kirkcowan, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Wigtown-Shire--par., 35,865 ac., pop. 1307; vil., on Tarf Water, 6 miles SW. of Newton-Stewart, pop. 671; P.O., T.O.; in vicinity are woollen mills.

Kirkcowan through time

Kirkcowan is now part of Dumfries and Galloway district. Click here for graphs and data of how Dumfries and Galloway has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Kirkcowan itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Kirkcowan, in Dumfries and Galloway and Wigtownshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 22nd August 2019

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