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Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway

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Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway

Castle Douglas, a town lies in Kirkcudbrightshire otherwise known as Stewartry, Dumfries and Galloway, in the eastern part of Galloway in the south of Scotland, between the towns of Dalbeattie and Gatehouse of Fleet.
Post townCASTLE DOUGLAS
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway
Traditional CountyKirkcudbrightshire
OS GridNX7662
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityDumfries and Galloway
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDumfries and Galloway
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDumfries and Galloway
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01556
Populationest. 3,870 (2006)
 

Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Castle-Douglas, market town with ry. sta., Crossmichael and Kelton pars., Kirkcudbrightshire, 19½ miles SW. of Dumfries, 111½ miles SE. of Glasgow, 113½ miles SW. of Edinburgh, and 344 miles NW. of London, pop. 2565; P.O., T.O., 4 Banks, 1 newspaper.Market-day, Monday; has some tanning and agricultural-implement making, and is the centre of business for Eastern Galloway.

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