Melvich

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Looking across the Halladale River to cottages at Melvich
Melvich
Melvich is located in Sutherland
Melvich
Melvich
Melvich shown within the Sutherland area
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Post town THURSO
Postcode district KW14
Dialling code 01641
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58°33′N 3°55′W / 58.55°N 3.92°W / 58.55; -3.92Coordinates: 58°33′N 3°55′W / 58.55°N 3.92°W / 58.55; -3.92

Melvich (from Norse Mel Vik - "sand dune bay" - rendered into Scottish Gaelic: A' Mhealbhaich) is a village in the county of Sutherland on the North Coast of Scotland, situated on the A836 road, near the mouth of the River Halladale. It has a successful Gaelic choir.

The A897 road which runs from Helmsdale, through the Strath of Kildonan and past Kinbrace, terminates at Melvich.

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