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Wigtownshire (Scotland)

LC control no.n 88096645
Geographic headingWigtownshire (Scotland)
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Geographic subdivision usageScotland--Wigtownshire
Variant(s)Wigtown (Scotland : County)
Wigtown County (Scotland)
Wigton (Scotland : County)
Found inArchaeological and historical collections relating to the counties of Ayr and Wigton, 1878: p. v (Ayrshire and Wigtonshire Archaeological Association) p. 1 (Wigtownshire)
Webster's new geog. dic., 1980: p. 1335 (Wigtown, county, SW Scotland)
GNS, Dec. 11, 2008 (BGN standard: Wigtownshire; short form: Wigtown; variant: Wigtown County; second-order administrative division, 54° 36ʹ 00ʺ N 004° 50ʹ 00ʺ W; also lists Wigtown, populated place, with variant Wigton)
Wikipedia WWW site, Dec. 11, 2008 (under Wigtownshire: County of Wigtown, or Wigtownshire; registration county in the southwest of Scotland; existed as a county until 1975; county town: Wigtown)
GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (adm3; 54°36ʹ00ʺN 004°50ʹ00ʺW)
Not found inOrdnance Survey WWW site, Dec. 11, 2008
Geographic area codee-uk-st