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Llanbedrog, Gwynedd

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Llanbedrog, Gwynedd

Llanbedrog is a village and community on the Llŷn peninsula of Gwynedd in Wales. It is situated on the south side of the peninsula on the A499 between Pwllheli and Abersoch. Formerly in the county of Caernarfonshire, it has a population of 1,020. The village takes its name from Saint Petroc, a 6th century Celtic saint. Petroc may be a form of the name Patrick, but Saint Petroc should not be confused with Saint Patrick. South of the village is the headland and open area of Mynydd Tir-y-cwmwd.
Post townPWLLHELI
Administrative CountyGwynedd
Traditional CountyCaernarfonshire
OS GridSH3231
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01758
Population1,020 (2001)
 

Other names by which Llanbedrog, Gwynedd has been known in the past

Llanbadrig

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

Llanbedrog (or Llanbadrig), par. and vil., Carnarvonshire, in SW. of co., 4 miles SW. of Pwllheli, 2458 ac., pop. 541; P.O.

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