Lochgilphead (/lɒxˈɡɪlphɛd/; Scottish Gaelic: Ceann Loch Gilb [kʲʰan̪ˠ l̪ˠɔx ˈkʲilip]) is a town and former burgh in Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom, with a population of something like 2,300 people. It is the administrative middle of Argyll and Bute. The village lies at the halt of Loch Gilp (a branch of Loch Fyne) and lies on the banks of the Crinan Canal. Lochgilphead sits upon the A83, with Ardrishaig 2 miles (3 km) to the south and Inveraray 24 miles (39 km) to the north-east; Oban lies 37 miles (60 km) north on the A816.
The council is based at Kilmory Castle, around which is located a woodland park and an Iron Age fort.Forestry and Land Scotland with have an office there.
Lochgilphead’s facilities intensify a swimming pool, sports centre, fishing attend to shop, three banks, Co-op Food supermarket, two petrol stations, three homewear and hardware shops, a Renault dealership, a community hospital notify the local GPs (with an A&E department and a psychiatric hospital), a 9-hole golf course, bowling club, a hydrotherapy pool, a regional landfill site at Dunchologan and Lochgilphead High School.
The town is house to shinty team Kilmory Camanachd and football team, Lochgilphead Red Star.