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Lochcarron, Highland

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Lochcarron, Highland

Lochcarron is a village, community and civil parish in the Wester Ross area of Highland, Scotland. It has a population of 923.
Post townLochcarron
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyRoss-shire
OS GridNG8939
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01520
Population923 (2001)

Other names by which Lochcarron, Highland has been known in the past


Lochcarron, Highland in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Jeantown, or Lochcarron, fishing vil., Lochcarron par., SW. Ross and Cromarty, on W, side of Loch Carron, 4 miles SW. of Strathcarron sta. and 5 miles NE. of Strome Ferry, pop. 417; P.O., T.O., called Lochcarron; 1 Bank.

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