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Ruthin, Denbighshire (Rhuthun)

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Ruthin, Denbighshire (Rhuthun)

Ruthin is a community and the county town of Denbighshire in north Wales. Located around a hill in the southern part of the Vale of Clwyd - the older part of the town, the castle and Saint Peter's Square are located on top of the hill, while many newer parts of the town are on the floodplain of the River Clwyd (which became apparent on several occasions in the late 1990s—new flood control works costing £3 million were inaugurated in autumn 2003).
Post townRUTHIN
Administrative CountyDenbighshire
Traditional CountyDenbighshire
OS GridSJ1258
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01824
Population5,218 (2001)

Other names by which Ruthin, Denbighshire (Rhuthun) has been known in the past

Ruthin/Rhuthun ~ Rhuthun

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