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Evanton, Highland (Baile-Eoghain)

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Evanton, Highland (Baile-Eoghain)

Evanton (Scottish Gaelic: Baile Eòghainn or Scottish Gaelic: Am Baile Ùr) is a large village in Easter Ross, in the Highland Council Area of Scotland. It lies between the river Sgitheach and the Allt Graad, is 24 kilometres north of the city of Inverness, some 6.5 km south-west of Alness, and 10 km north-east of Dingwall. The village has a dozen or so streets, the main one being Balconie Street (B817).
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyRoss-shire
OS GridNH6066
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 code01349
Population1,105 (Settlement) 1678 (Set. Zone)

Other names by which Evanton, Highland (Baile-Eoghain) has been known in the past

Evanton/Baile-Eoghain ~ Baile-Eoghain

Evanton, Highland (Baile-Eoghain) in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Evanton, vil. with inn, Kiltearn par., Ross-shire, 6½ miles NE. of Dingwall, near Cromarty Firth and Novar sta., pop. 436; P.O., T.O.; has half-yearly fairs.

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