Leadhills is a village in South Lanarkshire, Scotland, 5¾ miles WSW of Elvanfoot. Population (1901) 835. Originally known as Waterhead, It is the second highest village in Scotland after Wanlockhead, lying 395 m (1295 ft) above sea-level, near the source of Glengonnar Water, an affluent of the River Clyde. The village is neat and well built, and contains a masonic hall, village hall and shop.
Prior to 1975, Leadhills was in the parish of Crawford in the county of Lanarkshire.
For research tips for Leadhills see Crawford Parish.