Place:Lismore and Appin, Argyll, Scotland

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NameLismore and Appin
Alt namesLismore
Appin
TypeParish
Coordinates56.645°N 5.066°W
Located inArgyll, Scotland     ( - 1975)
Also located inHighland Region, Scotland     (1975 - 1996)
Highland (council area), Scotland     (1996 - )
Inverness-shire, Scotland     (1890 - 1975)
See alsoKilmallie, Inverness-shire, Scotlandparish which absorbed northern part of Lismore and Appin in 1890
Lochaber, Inverness-shire, Scotlandadministrative district in which the northern part of the parish was located 1930-1975 and all since 1975

Lismore and Appin is a parish in Argyllshire, Scotland, located on the east side of Loch Linnhe (and including the large Island of Lismore and several smaller ones within the loch). In 1891, the northern part of the parish was transferred to the large Kilmallie parish which originally straddled Argyll and Inverness-shire. Since 1996 the entire parish has been within the Highland Council Area. It is situated some 12 miles (20 km) south of Fort William and 14 miles (23 km) northwest of Bridge of Orchy.

The parish has an area of 356 sq. km (137.4 sq. miles). It includes the settlements of Achnacroish and Port Ramsay on the Isle of Lismore and the following settlements on the mainland: Ballachulish, South Ballachulish, Achara, Appin, , Creagan, Cuil, Duror, Glencoe, Inver, Keil, Kentallen, Kingshouse, North Shian, Port Appin, Portnacroish and Salachail.

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