Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Balfron within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Balfron, par. and vil., W. Stirlingshire, 20 miles SW. of Stirling by rail, 7820 ac., pop. 1327; vil., pop. 970; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. The vil. is 1¾ mile E. of the ry. sta.; cotton-spinning is carried on.