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Inverness (IV18)

The IV18 postcode area is located in the Inverness postcode town region, within the county of , and contains a total of 235 individual postcodes.

There are 23 electoral wards in the IV18 postcode area, including Achnasheen, Alness, Ardgay, Avoch, Beauly, Cromarty, Dingwall, Dornoch, Elgin, Fochabers, Forres, Fortrose, Gairloch, Garve, Invergordon, Inverness, Isle Of Skye, Kyle, Lairg, Lossiemouth, Muir Of Ord, Munlochy, Nairn, Plockton, Portree, Rogart, Strathcarron, Strathpeffer, Strome Ferry, Tain, Ullapool which come under the local authority of the Highland Council.

Combining the whole postcode region, 0% of people in IV18 are classed as having an AB social grade, (i.e. 'white-collar' middle-upper class), compared to 27% across the UK.

This does not mean that the people of IV18 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

The IV18 postcode is located in Inverness district and covers about 118 sq km of Highland, an area in Scotland, United Kingdom. It includes parts of the city of Inverness and Dalcross, Kiltarlity, Moy, Milton of Leys, Inchmore, Cradlehall, etc.

The most notable landmarks within the vicinity of the IV18 postcode include the Culloden Battlefield, Beauly Priory, Groam House Museum, and the Caledonian Canal. The towns in the area of the IV18 postcode are renowned for their interesting Bronze Age and Mesolithic archaeological sites, and the area around the postcode is home to several nature reserves, including the Allt Coire a' Mhuilinn National Nature Reserve, the Ord Hill Reserve, and the Ben Wyvis National Nature Reserve.

In terms of transport, the area is served by Jordanhill railway station, which is connected to the main Scotland railway network, as well as the A96 road. There are numerous bus routes running to and from the area around the IV18 postcode, and the area is just 30 minutes away from Inverness Airport.

The book, Inverness in the Fifties, features many references to the area, highlighting the town of Moy in particular as an important centre of industry. The village of Leys was described as being not diverse in its inhabitants, but having a very pleasant atmosphere.

IV18 postcode region is affluent, with average house prices surpassing the average for Inverness by a considerable margin. The area is also the third most deprived in Highland, according to the Index of Multiple Deprivation. Education in the area is managed by Highland Council, with regular trainings being provided for youth volunteering programs, initiatives for community development, and support for learning and development throughout the region.

In terms of leisure and sports, the area boasts extensive facilities including an 18 hole golf course, tennis club, swimming pool, go-karting track, and a football pitch. For those looking to explore further afield, there are plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy such as walks along the River Ness, fishing, and mountain biking.

TheIV18 postcode is an area of abundance, with plenty of natural attractions, interest tourist sites, and local amenities to enjoy. It's a perfect entry point to the captivating beauty of the Highlands.

Postcode Disclaimer notice



  • 100%WORKING

0% of people in IV18 are either unemployed or full time students. The average UK unemployment rate is currently 4%.


  • 0%AB
  • 0%C2/C2
  • 0%DE

According to census records, 0% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 0%WHITE
  • 100%NON-WHITE

0% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%.

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The county of

IV18 is located in the county of , in Scotland.

has a total population of 0, making it the largest county in the UK.

has a total area of square miles, and a population density of people per square kilometre. For comparison, Greater London has a density of 5,618 people/km2.

 Postal Town Map
Outward CodeIV18
Postal TownInverness
MSOA NameInvergordon
Local AuthorityHighland
Area ClassificationUnclassified

IV18 Electoral Wards

The postal region of IV18, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Balnagown River
Crofts of Kingscauseway
Logie Hill
Obsdale Park
Tullich Muir
Upper Tullich
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