The Parish of Carsphairn is around 100 square miles in size, and currently has a population of around 200 people. The village itself is on the main A713 road between Ayr and Castle
Douglas. The Post Code for the centre of the parish, ie the village, is DG7 3TQ
In the village there is a Shop with Tea Room and attractive Tea Garden, Primary School, Church, Village Hall, a Community Garden and Heritage Centre.