Balloch, Highland

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For other places with the same name, see Balloch (disambiguation).
Scottish Gaelic: Baile an Locha
Balloch is located in Inverness area
 Balloch shown within the Inverness area
OS grid reference NH742462
Council area Highland
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district IV2 5
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
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Coordinates: 57°29′21″N 4°05′58″W / 57.48904°N 4.09951°W / 57.48904; -4.09951

Balloch (/bəˈlɒx/; Scottish Gaelic: Baile an Locha) is a residential village located 4 miles east of the city of Inverness, Scotland.

Many children living in the area attend Culloden Academy. Balloch also has a local shop, a village hall, a bowling club, a village trust and a community council.

Like Culloden, Balloch is a village of some antiquity. Nearby Smithton and Westhill are post-war housing developments.

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