Other current and historical names
Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Thornhill within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Thornhill.-- vil., with ry. sta., Morton par., Dumfriesshire, on. river Nith, 14 miles NW. of Dumfries, pop. 1289; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks; is situated 1 mile SW. of the sta., presents a neat appearance, has a brewery, and holds several fairs.