Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Alness within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Alness, par. and vil. with ry. sta., mid. E. Ross-shire, 8 miles NE. of Dingwall, on river of same name, 44,041 ac., pop. 1033 (vil., pop. 942); P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. The river rises among the mountains 4 m. NW. of Loch Moir, and flows 18 m. SE. to Cromarty Firth at Alness vil.