Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Southerness within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Southerness, vil., Kirkbean par., Kirkcudbrightshire, on Solway Firth, at Southerness Point, 10 miles SE. of Dalbeattie; Southerness Point is at W. side of entrance of estuary of the Nith.