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Towyn, Conwy

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Towyn, Conwy

Towyn, is a seaside resort in the County Borough of Conwy, Wales. It is located between Rhyl, in Denbighshire, and Abergele in Conwy. According to the 2001 Census, together with neighbouring Kinmel Bay (to the east), it had a population 7,864, of which 10.7% could speak Welsh. Only a third of the population were born in Wales. A combination of gale-force winds, a high tide and rough seas caused Towyn's flood defences to be breached at about 11.00am on 26 February 1990.
Administrative CountyConwy
Traditional CountyDenbighshire
OS GridSH9779
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01745
Population7,864 (including Kinmel Bay) (2001 Census)

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

Towyn, eccl. dist., Abergele par., Denbighshire, pop. 431.

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