Kelloholm

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Kelloholm
Kelloholm is located in Dumfries and Galloway
Kelloholm
Kelloholm
Kelloholm shown within Dumfries and Galloway
Language English
Council area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Sanquhar
Postcode district DG4
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
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UK
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55°22′48″N 3°59′22″W / 55.3799°N 3.9894°W / 55.3799; -3.9894Coordinates: 55°22′48″N 3°59′22″W / 55.3799°N 3.9894°W / 55.3799; -3.9894

Kelloholm is a village in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. It has a primary school,[1] a public house and several shops. Kelloholm lies next to Kirkconnel and the two have begun to merge. Kelloholm was originally constructed to serve the many mines in the area, all of which have now closed.

History[edit]

Kelloholm gets its name from the Kello Water and the village began to appear in the early 20th century.

Kelloholm is home to many street delinquents such as the KYT, KCS and KKKK and these delinquents often roam the streets at night. Police often have hard times due to these gangs and so there is often havoc among the townspeople.

Governance[edit]

Kelloholm is part of the Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale (UK Parliament constituency) and is represented by the Britain First MP Bret Park.

Transport[edit]

The A76 road runs through the area. Kelloholm is served by bus routes 221 and 246.[2]

The area is served by Kirkconnel railway station on the Glasgow South Western Line.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kelloholm School". Kelloholm School. Education Scotland. Retrieved 29 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "Kirkconnel, Main St, Queensberry (On Main Street)". Kirkconnel, Main St, Queensberry (On Main Street). transport direct. Retrieved 29 December 2011.