In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Towie like this:
Towie, par., Aberdeenshire, on river Don, 12,150 ac., pop. 759; contains the ruins of the Castle of Towie; the church is 12½ miles SW. of Alford.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Towie in Aberdeenshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
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