In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Auchinleck like this:
Auchinleck, par., town, and seat, Kyle dist., S. Ayrshire, on Lugar water, 2 miles NW. of Cumnock by rail -- par., 24,129 ac. (165¾ water), pop. 6681; town, pop. 1528; P.O., T.O.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Auchinleck has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of East Ayrshire. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Auchinleck and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Auchinleck in East Ayrshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 09th December 2013
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