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Llanfairfechan, Conwy

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Llanfairfechan, Conwy

Llanfairfechan is a town and community in the Conwy County Borough, Wales. It lies on the north coast on the route of the A55 road, between Penmaenmawr and Bangor. It previously was in Gwynedd (1972–1996) and prior to that was in Caernarfonshire. For ceremonial and electoral boundary purposes it was transferred from the preserved county of Gwynedd to that of Clwyd in 2003. It is known as a seaside resort and had a population at the 2001 Census of 3,755.
Administrative CountyConwy
Traditional CountyCaernarfonshire
OS GridSH6874
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01248
Population3,755 (2001 Census)

Other names by which Llanfairfechan, Conwy has been known in the past

Llanfair Fechan

Llanfairfechan, Conwy in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Llanfair-fechan, small town and par. with ry. sta., Carnarvonshire, 7¾ miles SW. of Conway, 4255 ac. land and 2266 water, pop. 2041; P.O., T.O.; is a pleasant watering-place at the foot of Penmaenmawr Mountain, occupies a wooded and well-sheltered situation, and commands a charming seaward view.

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