Hurlford United were formed in 1912 and play at Blair Park in the village of Hurlford, East Ayrshire, which is located the south-west of Scotland. They are founder members of West of Scotland Football League (formed 2020), and were one of fifteen clubs who played in the first season (2020/21) of WoSFL Premier Division at Tier 6 of the SFA league pyramid.
Previously, the Ford played for many years under the auspices of the Scottish Junior Football Association (SJFA), in the Ayrshire Regional League, and then in the Ayrshire District of the SJFA West Region when it formed in 2002.
In 1972/73, the club were undefeated throughout Ayrshire. Manager Davie Sneddon's"Invincibles" won the Ayrshire Regional League and the Ayrshire Cup "double" that season. In December 1975, Hurlford won the inauggural Jackie Scarlett Cup, beating that's season's eventual Scottish Junior Cup winners, Kilbirnie Ladeside, by six goals to two in the replayed final (after 1-1 draw) at Dam Park, Ayr.
In 2012/13, United won the West Region Super First Division to earn promotion to the top divison in the SJFA West Region, where they played seven consectutive seasons until 2020.