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Dumfries had been county town with respect to Dumfriesshire, Former County.
Dumfries goes on to stand in Southern Uplands. River Nith runs via Dumfries towards the south. There seem to be numerous bridges along this river in town. This place has a number of suburbs; inclusive of Summerville, Summerhill, Larchfield, Lincluden, Lochside, Georgetown, Troqueer, ... More Marchmount, and Noblehill. On the western side of river ‘Nith’, there is a town called ‘Maxwelltown’, which was previously a Burgh (in its own right) within ‘The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright’ till incorporation on its part in the year 1928 in to Dumfries.
On the south-western side of Dumfries, a settlement exists. It was a portion of ‘Burgh of Maxwelltown’.
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