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Inverness (IV20)

The IV20 postcode area is located in the Inverness postcode town region, within the county of , and contains a total of 129 individual postcodes.

There are 20 electoral wards in the IV20 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 IV20 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 IV20 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

The IV20 postcode serves the Inverness district of the Scottish Highlands. The IV20 postcode covers a large area, reaching Achnasheen to the north, Dingwall to the east, Stromeferry to the south, as well as smaller nearby villages and communities in between.

The area served by the IV20 postcode is a popular tourist destination, with visitors being drawn to the diverse range of attractions available such as the nearby Lochinver, Ullapool, Invermoriston and Achiltibuie, featuring some of Scotland's most stunning landscapes. The area is known for its beauty, surrounded by mountains, lochs, rivers and forests, making it an attractive destination for outdoor activities.

The IV20 postcode area is home to a vibrant array of businesses, including leisure, hospitality and retail, as well as engineering, manufacturing, and IT companies. In addition, the area offers a range of educational amenities such as primary and secondary schools, as well as further education and training opportunities, including University of the Highlands and Islands campuses at Inverness and Dingwall.

The Inverness district is served by the main A835 and A832 roads. There is also a network of local bus routes, while Inverness Airport is located approximately seven miles from the city centre. The area is served by Inverness railway station, which offers regular onward services to Glasgow and Edinburgh. There is also a number of ferries that connect rural villages and settlements in the area providing the the perfect way to explore the beauty of the Scottish wilderness.

Due to its stunning location, the IV20 postcode area is ideally loved for its delightful rural scenery and its proximity to the attractions of the city centre, making it an appealing place to settle. The peaceful surroundings and the excellent amenities available make this part of the Highlands a perfect base for visitors.

Postcode Disclaimer notice



  • 100%WORKING

0% of people in IV20 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%.

IV Postcode Wall Map

The county of

IV20 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 CodeIV20
Postal TownInverness
MSOA NameSeaboard
Local AuthorityHighland
Area ClassificationUnclassified

IV20 Electoral Wards

The postal region of IV20, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Garrick Burn
Hill of Fearn
Hilton of Cadboll
Innis Mhòr
Lower Arboll
Lower Pitkerrie
Tarbat Ness
Wester Arboll
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Click on an 'outward' code for more information. For example, the outward postcode page 'EC2M' will give you an alphabetical list covering all postcodes located in the region, from 'EC2M 1BB' through to 'EC2M 7YA'.

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