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Abersoch, Gwynedd

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Abersoch, Gwynedd

Abersoch is a large village in the community of Llanengan in Gwynedd, Wales. It is a popular coastal seaside resort with approximately 1,000 inhabitants, on the east-facing south coast of the Llŷn Peninsula at the southern terminus of the A499. It is about 7 miles south-west of Pwllheli and 27 miles south-west of the county town of Caernarfon. The village takes its name from the river, Afon Soch, which reaches the sea in the village.
Post townPwllheli
Administrative CountyGwynedd
Traditional CountyCaernarfonshire
OS GridSH3128
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01758

Abersoch, Gwynedd in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Abersoch, vil. with harb., Carnarvonshire, on St Tudwell Bay, 7 miles SW. of Pwllheli; P.O.

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