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Inverness (IV7)

The IV7 postcode area is located in the Inverness postcode town region, within the county of , and contains a total of 171 individual postcodes.

There are 35 electoral wards in the IV7 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 IV7 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 IV7 are poorer than other areas, but it may give an indication that there are areas of deprivation.

IV7 Postcode is the postcode of Carron, a village located in Highland, Scotland. It covers the area north of the A862 road, south and east of the River Carron, west of the A836 road, and stretches along the south of Strafearn Bay.

The area is renowned for its remoteness and charm, making it an ideal location for holiday homes; some properties come with stunning views of the surrounding hills or lochs. The Croick Church stands nearby, offering an interesting insight into the history of the area. The annual Invercauld Highland Gathering draws in crowds from all over the UK to witness the traditional games and music played in the true spirit of Highland culture.

IV7 postcode also covers the Black Isle village of Evanton and the surrounding areas, including the villages of Culbokie and Conon Bridge. Nature enthusiasts can enjoy beautiful walks and birdwatching opportunities in the Black Isle.

Local amenities for Carron are quite limited; most facilities can be found in the nearby village and town of Conon Bridge. Here, residents benefit from an all-in-one shop, petrol station, post office, and cafe; however, the nearest full-blown supermarkets and department stores are located in Inverness, around a 40-minute drive away.

Education options in the Carron postcode area are pretty basic; there is a primary school in the village. Alternatively, there are a number of secondary schools in the region, including those in Inverness. The local transport links are limited and buses connect Carron and Conon Bridge to Inverness, around 20-30 minutes away.

Broadband speed can be an issue in the area due to its remoteness; however, most homes should be able to access high-speed internet packages. The average cost of renting a 3-bedroom house in the IV7 postcode is around 700 per month, with slightly lower prices in Evanton and slightly more expensive prices in Carron.

Postcode Disclaimer notice



  • 100%WORKING

0% of people in IV7 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

IV7 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 CodeIV7
Postal TownInverness
MSOA NameConon and Muir of Ord
Local AuthorityHighland
Area ClassificationUnclassified

IV7 Electoral Wards

The postal region of IV7, includes the local towns, villages, electoral wards and stations of:

Bishop Kinkell
Conon Bridge
Easter Kinkell
Mount High
New Mills
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