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Betws Garmon, Gwynedd

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Betws Garmon, Gwynedd

Betws Garmon is a community and small hamlet outside Waunfawr and near Beddgelert in Gwynedd, Wales. It has a population of 216. The summit of Snowdon lies within the community boundaries. Bryn Gloch has the newly reopened narrow gauge Welsh Highland Railway passing alongside it. Over the road from Bryn Gloch there is a parish church. Along the mountain you can see extensive slate workings. Betws Garmon also has a park near it. Near the station there is a road which leads to Rhosgadfan.
Administrative CountyGwynedd
Traditional CountyCaernarfonshire
OS GridSH5456
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh

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

Bettws Garmon ~ Bettwsgarmon

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

Bettwsgarmon, par. and hamlet with ry. sta., in W. of co. and 5 miles SE. of Carnarvon, 2759 ac., pop. 158; P.O.

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