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Llangefni, Isle of Anglesey

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Llangefni, Isle of Anglesey

Llangefni is the county town of Anglesey in Wales and contains the principal offices of the Isle of Anglesey County Council. According to the United Kingdom Census 2001, the population of Llangefni was 4,662 people and it is the second largest settlement on the island. The census also reveals that 83.8% of the population speak Welsh fluently, with the highest percentage of speakers being in the 10-14 age group where 95.2% are able to speak Welsh.
Administrative CountyIsle of Anglesey
Traditional CountyAnglesey
OS GridSH4675
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01248

Llangefni, Isle of Anglesey in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Llangefni, market town and par. with ry. sta., Anglesey, on river Cefni, 5 miles NW. of Gaerwen Junction and 13½ miles S. of Amlwch, 2420 ac., pop. 1563; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-day, Thursday. Situated in the valley of the Cefni, Llangefni has within recent times risen from a small hamlet to a busy little town. Woollen mfrs., tanning, and malting are the chief occupations of the inhabitants. Llangefni formed one of the Beaumaris District of Parliamentary Boroughs, which returned 1 member until 1885.

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