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Inverness (IV26)

The IV26 postcode area is located in the Inverness postcode town region, within the county of , and contains a total of 92 individual postcodes.

There are 55 electoral wards in the IV26 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 IV26 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 IV26 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

The IV26 postcode is a postcode district located in the Northern Highlands region of Scotland. It covers the rural northern districts of Tain, Kildary, Beauly, Easter Ross and Alness. It covers an area of 437 sq mi and has a population of just over 32,000 people in 2021.

The IV26 postcode has a strong affiliation with the production of whisky, as it is the home of multiple famous distilleries such as Glenmorangie, Dalmore, Balblair and Glen Ord. As well as this, the postcode has a rich history, with many historic castles still dotting the landscape, including Castle Leod in Strathpeffer, which was the ancestral home of the Clan Mackenzie, and Eileen Donan Castle near picturesque Kyle of Lochalsh.

The area of the IV26 postcode is characterised by its vast forests, undulating hills and impressive mountains providing breath-taking views. It is popular amongst hikers, climbers and cyclists, as there are a range of trails, roads and lochs that are perfect for exploring the countryside.

In terms of transport links, the IV26 postcode is well connected via the A9, which runs through Tain, the Northern Highland railway line, which travels from Thurso to Inverness, and several small airports.

TheIV26 postcode is a rural area of Scotland that has strong ties to the whisky industry, and pristine countryside that is popular for its outdoor activities. It is a great destination for those seeking an escape into nature away from the hustle and bustle of modern life.

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  • 100%WORKING

0% of people in IV26 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

IV26 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 CodeIV26
Postal TownInverness
MSOA NameRoss and Cromarty North West
Local AuthorityHighland
Area ClassificationUnclassified

IV26 Electoral Wards

The postal region of IV26, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Abhainn na Cloch Àirigh
Abhainn Osgaig
Abhainn Poiblidh
Allt a' Chuille
Allt an Loin Duibh
Allt Beinn Donvill
Ben Mor Caigach
Brae of Achnahaird
Braes of Ullapool
Cam Loch
Càrn Deas
Crom Allt
Eilean Dubh
Eilean Fada Mòr
Eilean Mòr
Eilean Mullagrach
Gruinard Island
Horse Island
Isle Martin
Isle Ristol
Ledbeg River
Ledmore River
Loch Achall
Loch an Daimh
Loch Lurgaim
Loch Osgaig
Loch Sionascaig
Loch Urgill
Na Luirgean
Priest Island
Rhidorroch River
Rubha Coigeach
Summer Isles
Tanera Beag
Tanera Mòr
Ullapool River
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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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