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Isle of Whithorn, Dumfries and Galloway

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Isle of Whithorn, Dumfries and Galloway

Isle of Whithorn is one of the most southerly villages and seaports in Wigtownshire, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, lying on the coast, north east of Burrow Head, about three miles from Whithorn. Whithorn, (Taigh MhĂ rtainn in Gaelic), is a former royal burgh in Wigtownshire, Dumfries and Galloway, with which the Isle of Whithorn is frequently incorrectly amalgamated or confused. It lies about thirteen miles south of Wigtown.
Post townNEWTON STEWART
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway
Traditional CountyWigtownshire
OS GridNX4736
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityDumfries and Galloway
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDumfries and Galloway
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDumfries and Galloway
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01988
Population300 (2001 Census)
 

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