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Old Colwyn, Conwy

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Old Colwyn, Conwy

Old Colwyn, is a small town just to the east of Colwyn Bay, in Conwy County Borough, Wales. Prior to local government reorganisation in April 1974 it was part of the Municipal Borough of Colwyn Bay, but the reorganisation established it as a separate community, whose population at the 2001 census was 7,626. It hosted the National Eisteddfod in 1941. It also harbours the 3rd Colwyn Bay (Old Colwyn) Scout Group headquarters and is home to the area's comprehensive school, Ysgol Bryn Elian
Administrative CountyConwy
Traditional CountyCaernarfon (det), locally in Denbighs
OS GridSH8678
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01492
Population7,626 (2001 Census)

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


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

Old Colwyn, ry. sta., Denbighshire, between Llandulas and Colwyn Bay stations.

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