Killin, Stirling

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Killin is a village in Stirling

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Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Killin within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Killin in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Killin, par. and vil., Perthshire - par., 96,926 ac., pop. 1277; vil., at the confluence of the Dochart and the Lochay, near head of Loch Tay, 21 miles N. of Callander and 23 miles SW. of Aberfeldy by rail, pop. 473; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks; has some small industries, and is a seat of local trade and a centre for tourists. Killin (or Kil Fin) signifies the "burial-place of Fingal," whose supposed grave is marked by a stone in a field to the N. of the vil. A wooded island in the Dochart is the burying-place of the Macnabs, a clan which once owned all the surrounding country.

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