Cumnock and Doon Valley

Coordinates: 55°27′58″N 4°27′04″W / 55.466°N 4.451°W / 55.466; -4.451

Cumnock and Doon Valley (Scottish Gaelic: Cumnag agus Srath Dhùin) was one of nineteen local government districts in the Strathclyde region of Scotland from 1973 to 1996.[1]

Cumnock and Doon Valley
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Cumnock and Doon Valley district within Scotland
 • Created1975
 • Abolished1996
 • Succeeded byEast Ayrshire
GovernmentCumnock and Doon Valley District Council

The district was created by the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 from part of the county of Ayr, namely:

The district council's headquarters were at Lugar, near Cumnock.

The district was abolished in 1996 by the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994, when the regions and districts were replaced by unitary council areas. The area of Cumnock and Doon Valley District was merged with that of Kilmarnock and Loudoun to form East Ayrshire.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Cumnock & Doon Valley, Undiscovered Scotland