|Alt names||Siorrachd Sruighlea||source: Wikipedia|
|Located in||Scotland ( - 1975)|
|See also||Tayside, Scotland||region of Scotland to which Stirling was transferred in 1975|
|Stirling (council area), Scotland||unitary authority or "council area" in charge of Stirlingshire since 1996|
- source: Family History Library Catalog
- the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia
Stirlingshire or the County of Stirling is a registration county of Scotland, based around Stirling, the county town. See Registers of Scotland, Land Register Counties.
It borders Perthshire to the north, Clackmannanshire and West Lothian to the east, Lanarkshire to the south, and Dunbartonshire to the south-west.
Stirling and Falkirk share a Lieutenancy areas of Scotland.
Until the 1890s the county had two small exclaves: part of the parish of Logie, which was surrounded by Perthshire, and the parish of Alva, locally in Clackmannanshire. The Perthshire part of Logie was added to Stirlingshire, while Alva was annexed by Clackmannanshire.