Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Linwood within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Linwood, quoad sacra par. and vil., Kilbarchan par., Renfrewshire - par., pop. 2505; vil., on Black Cart, 1¼ m. NE. of Johnstone and 2½ m. W. of Paisley, pop. 1393; P.O., T.O.; has mines, a cotton mill, and the Linwood Paper mills.