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Alness, Highland

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Alness, Highland

Alness is a town and civil parish in Ross and Cromarty, Highland, Scotland. It lies near the Cromarty Firth, with the town of Invergordon, 3 miles to the east and the village of Evanton, 4 miles to the south west. The parish has a population of 3,338, although the census locality, which includes part of the parish of Rosskeen, has a population of 5,186.
Post townALNESS
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyRoss-shire
OS GridNH6569
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01349
Population3,338 (2001)

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

Alness, par. and vil. with ry. sta., mid. E. Ross-shire, 8 miles NE. of Dingwall, on river of same name, 44,041 ac., pop. 1033 (vil., pop. 942); P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. The river rises among the mountains 4 m. NW. of Loch Moir, and flows 18 m. SE. to Cromarty Firth at Alness vil.

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