IV postcode area

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Inverness
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Coordinates: 57°36′00″N4°12′00″W / 57.600°N 4.200°W / 57.600; -4.200
CountryUnited Kingdom
Postcode area
IV
Postcode area name
Inverness
Post towns 31
Postcode districts 53
Postcode sectors84
Postcodes (live)7,356
Postcodes (total)10,739
Statistics as at May 2020 [1]

The IV postcode area, also known as the Inverness postcode area, [2] is a group of 52 postcode districts for post towns: Achnasheen, Alness, Avoch, Beauly, Bonar Bridge, Cromarty, Dingwall, Dornoch, Elgin, Fochabers, Forres, Fortrose, Gairloch, Garve, Invergordon, Inverness, Isle of Skye, Kyle, Lairg, Lossiemouth, Muir of Ord, Munlochy, Nairn, Plockton, Portree, Rogart, Strathcarron, Strathpeffer, Strome Ferry, Tain and Ullapool in north Scotland.

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Coverage

Approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town CoverageLocal authority area(s)
IV1INVERNESSInverness centre and north, including the Longman, plus North Kessock and Kilmuir Highland
IV2INVERNESSInverness east, plus Culloden, Balloch and Ardersier Highland
IV3INVERNESSInverness west, plus Dochgarroch, Abriachan and Bunchrew Highland
IV4BEAULY Beauly, Kiltarlity, Struy, Cannich, Tomich Highland
IV5INVERNESS Kirkhill, Inchmore, Moniack and Cabrich Highland
IV6MUIR OF ORD Muir of Ord, Marybank, Strathconon Highland
IV7DINGWALL Conon Bridge, Culbokie, Maryburgh Highland
IV8MUNLOCHY Munlochy Highland
IV9AVOCH Avoch Highland
IV10FORTROSE Fortrose Highland
IV11CROMARTY Cromarty Highland
IV12NAIRN Auldearn Highland
IV13INVERNESS Tomatin Highland
IV14STRATHPEFFER Strathpeffer Highland
IV15DINGWALL Dingwall Highland
IV16DINGWALL Evanton Highland
IV17ALNESS Alness Highland
IV18INVERGORDON Invergordon Highland
IV19TAIN Tain, Nigg, Edderton Highland
IV20TAIN Hill of Fearn, Portmahomack, Balintore Highland
IV21GAIRLOCH Gairloch Highland
IV22ACHNASHEEN Achnasheen Highland
IV23GARVE Garve Highland
IV24ARDGAY Bonar Bridge, Ardgay, Spinningdale, Culrain Highland
IV25DORNOCH Dornoch Highland
IV26ULLAPOOL Ullapool Highland
IV27LAIRG Lairg, Durness, Tongue, Scourie Highland
IV28ROGART Rogart Highland
IV30ELGIN Elgin Moray
IV31LOSSIEMOUTH Lossiemouth Moray
IV32FOCHABERS Fochabers Moray
IV36FORRES Forres Moray
IV40KYLE Kyle of Lochalsh, Raasay Highland
IV41ISLE OF SKYE Kyleakin Highland
IV42ISLE OF SKYE Breakish Highland
IV43ISLE OF SKYEIsle Ornsay Highland
IV44ISLE OF SKYE Teangue Highland
IV45ISLE OF SKYE Armadale, Upper Breakish Highland
IV46ISLE OF SKYE Tarskavaig Highland
IV47ISLE OF SKYE Carbost Highland
IV48ISLE OF SKYE Sconser Highland
IV49ISLE OF SKYE Broadford Highland
IV51PORTREE Portree, Uig Highland
IV52PLOCKTON Plockton Highland
IV53STROME FERRY Strome Ferry Highland
IV54STRATHCARRON Applecross Highland
IV55ISLE OF SKYE Dunvegan Highland
IV56ISLE OF SKYE Struan Highland
IV63INVERNESS Drumnadrochit, Glenurquhart and Invermoriston Highland
IV99INVERNESS Jobcentre Plus non-geographic

The postcode area had IV33, IV34 and IV35 covering in small easterly areas the post towns of Carron, Knockando and Rothes. These were transferred to the post town of Aberlour, and in August 1994 recoded into AB38.

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    IV postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby AB, HS, KW and PH postcode areas. IV postcode area map.svg
    IV postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby AB, HS, KW and PH postcode areas.
    Detailed map of postcode districts and post towns in and around Inverness IV postcode area inset map.svg
    Detailed map of postcode districts and post towns in and around Inverness

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    2. Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)