Kippen is a parish, which lies in Stirling Council Area, some 9 miles (14 km) south of Callander and 11 miles (18 km) southwest of Dunblane in Stirling.
It is located in the old county of Stirlingshire, which disappeared following the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1974.
The parish has an area of 45.8 sq. km (17.7 sq. miles). Kippen has 5 neighbouring parishes; namely Balfron, Drymen, Gargunnock, Kincardine and Port Of Menteith. The boundaries of this parish were modified among significant changes recommended by the Boundary Commissioners after the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1889.