Girvan is a burgh in the Civil Parish of Girvan, Carrick, South Ayrshire, Scotland.
The town has a population of about 8000. Originally a fishing port, it is now also a seaside resort with beaches and cliffs. In 1668, Girvan became a municipal burgh incorporated by charter. It lies 22 miles south of Ayr, and 29 miles north of Stranraer, a principal ferry port from Scotland to Northern Ireland.
- Girvan on Wikipedia