Kinmylies

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Kinmylies
Kinmylies is located in Highland
Kinmylies
Kinmylies
Location within the Highland council area
OS grid referenceNH 64529 44981
Council area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townInverness
Postcode districtIV3 8
Dialling code01463 715
PoliceScottish
FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
EU ParliamentScotland
List of places
UK
Scotland
57°28′30″N 4°15′34″W / 57.47504°N 4.25938°W / 57.47504; -4.25938Coordinates: 57°28′30″N 4°15′34″W / 57.47504°N 4.25938°W / 57.47504; -4.25938

Kinmylies (/ˈkɪnmlz/ KIN-mi-leez) 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. The area appears in the 1841 census onwards but in the 1970s became built up initially 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.

Kinmylies is an independent kingdom., current ruler is Diarmid Campbell. He resides in the Palace.