It is also the location of Knockando Wool Mill, which has been producing textiles since 1784 and which achieved national fame as a finalist in the second series of the BBC's Restoration television series in 2004.
- John Mackenzie (1835–1899), missionary to South Africa, born in Knockando parish
- James William Grant (astronomer) FRSE (1788–1865)
Sir Archibald Levin Smith is buried in Knockando churchyard having died of a broken heart two months after his wife drowned nearby in the River Spey.
- Knockando distillery, located in Knockando
- Dalbeallie railway station, on the former Strathspey Railway (GNoSR) line