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Inverness (IV21)

The IV21 postcode area is located in the Inverness postcode town region, within the county of , and contains a total of 57 individual postcodes.

There are 23 electoral wards in the IV21 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 IV21 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 IV21 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

IV21 postcode is an Inverness-area postcode that covers part of Sutherland and the Isle of Skye.

It includes the small village of Badcall, the district of Achfary, as well as Dhírlabhraid and Tulach Ard, small townships in the same district.

The main industries in this area include fishing, sheep farming, moorland crofting and tourism. With its unspoilt beaches, rugged landscape and dramatic coastlines, the area is attractive to both visitors and locals, making it an ideal spot for holidaymakers and outdoor enthusiasts.

The postcode district also includes two large, well-known lochs - Loch Maree and Little Loch Broom - both of which provide beautiful views and excellent opportunities for fly fishing, sailing and kayaking. Nearby Ulberra is renown for its wide variety of bird and wildlife, making it a popular spot for bird watching and nature study.

The inhabitants of this region enjoy the mild weather conditions and ample sunshine; due to its high latitude and proximity to the sea, much of the area enjoys long, pleasant summers and short, mild winters.

This region is rich in culture and tradition too; the world-famous Neolithic settlement of Skara Brae, found on the Isle of Orkney, is the oldest settlement of its kind in the world, and there are many ancient monuments scattered across the countryside, including burial mounds, stone circles and standing stones.

The area is also renowned for its huge array of flora and fauna, including Red Deer, Golden Eagles, Red Kites and other raptors, and the rare Orkney Vole.

The region is equally popular among holidaymakers and active types, with a wealth of outdoor activities on offer, such as walking, rock climbing, mountaineering, hill walking, freshwater fishing, mountain biking and surfing.

The location of IV21 postcode allows visitors to enjoy a wonderful landscape combined with easy access to all that the Inverness-area has to offer. Whether it is history, culture, outdoor activities or simply enjoying the vista, this region has something for everyone.

Postcode Disclaimer notice



  • 100%WORKING

0% of people in IV21 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

IV21 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 CodeIV21
Postal TownInverness
MSOA NameRoss and Cromarty South West
Local AuthorityHighland
Area ClassificationUnclassified

IV21 Electoral Wards

The postal region of IV21, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Big Sand
Eilean Horrisdale
Isle of Ewe
Longa Island
Mellon Charles
North Erradale
Pool Crofts
Port Henderson
South Erradale
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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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