Place:Racks, Dumfriesshire, Scotland

Coordinates55.0545°N 3.5199°W
Located inDumfriesshire, Scotland     ( - 1975)
See alsoTorthorwald, Dumfriesshire, Scotlandparish in which Racks was located until 1975
Dumfries and Galloway Region, Scotlandregional administration 1975-1996
Dumfries and Galloway, Scotlandunitary Council Area since 1996

Racks is a hamlet located just eat of the Lochar Water, 5 miles (8 km) southeast of Dumfries on the railway from Carlisle to Glasgow. It was situated in the parish of Torthorwald in the former County of Dumfries or Dumfriesshire in Scotland.

This area is now known as Nithsdale and is part of the unitary authority called the Dumfries & Galloway Council Area.

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