Kinmylies

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Coordinates: 57°28′30″N 4°15′34″W / 57.47504°N 4.25938°W / 57.47504; -4.25938

Kinmylies
Scottish Gaelic: Ceann a' Mhìlidh
Kinmylies is located in Highland
Kinmylies
Kinmylies
 Kinmylies shown within the Highland council area
OS grid reference NH 64529 44981
Council area Highland
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Inverness
Postcode district IV3 8
Dialling code 01463 715
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
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Kinmylies is an area in the west end of the city of Inverness in the Scottish Highlands. The area sits between the side of the hill Creag Phadraig (Gaelic for Patrick's Rock); and the Caledonian Canal. The local football team was Caledonian F.C. until they merged with another team (Inverness Thistle) to form Inverness Caledonian Thistle and moved out of the area.

The name Kinmylies originates from the Scots Gaelic Ceann a' Mhìlidh, meaning Head (or place) of the Warriors. It is a relatively new district, initially emerging from the 1970s en masse as housing for key workers, who were encouraged to move to the area to aid its growth. Kinmylies houses Charleston Academy; a secondary School with a local catchment area, and additionally villages surrounding the city; such as Beauly and Drumnadrochit. The area also shares its name with the local primary school, Kinmylies Primary. It is the hometown of actress Karen Gillan.

Kinmylies Parish Church and Kinmylies Medical Practice are in proximity to the schools; both built in the 1990s.