Place:Crosshill, Ayrshire, Scotland

TypeInhabited place
Coordinates55.325°N 4.64°W
Located inAyrshire, Scotland
See alsoKirkmichael, Ayrshire, Scotlandparish in which Crosshill was located until 1975
Strathclyde, Scotlandregional administration 1975-1996
South Ayrshire, Scotlandunitary Council Area since 1996
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

Crosshill is a village developed around 1800. It is 3 miles (5 km) southeast of Maybole and was located in the parish of Kirkmichael, now in South Ayrshire. It was associated with hand-loom weaving and attracted many Irish immigrants. Its population is now about 500 people (based on the 2001 census--the latest available).

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Refer to the parish of Kirkmichael