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Inverkip, Inverclyde

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Inverkip, Inverclyde

Inverkip is a village and parish falling within the Inverclyde council area and historic county of Renfrewshire in the west central Lowlands of Scotland. It lies about 4 miles southwest of Greenock on the A78 trunk road. The village is served by Inverkip railway station, on the Inverclyde Line.
Post townGREENOCK
Administrative CountyInverclyde
Traditional CountyRenfrewshire
OS GridNS2072
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01475
Population1,598
 

Other names by which Inverkip, Inverclyde has been known in the past

Innerkip

Inverkip, Inverclyde in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Inverkip (or Innerkip), coast par. and vil. with ry. sta., W. Renfrewshire - par. (containing town of Gourock), 12,549 ac., pop. 5359; vil., near the influx of the Kip to the Firth of Clyde, 6 m. SW. of Greenock, pop. 580; P.O., T.O.; Inverkip is a small watering-place.

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