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Aviemore, Highland

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Aviemore, Highland

Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. It is in the Badenoch and Strathspey committee area, within the Highland council area. The town is popular for skiing and other winter sports, and for hill-walking in the Cairngorm Mountains. The Aviemore stone circle is located within a residential neighbourhood of the town.
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyMoray (det), locally in Inverness
OS GridNH8912
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 code01479
Populationest. 2,440 (2006)

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

Abh Mor ~ Avemore

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

Aviemore, sta. on Highland Ry., Duthill par., S. Elginshire, 12½ miles SW. of Grantown; P.O., T.O.

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