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Minera, Wrexham

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Minera, Wrexham

Minera is a small village, and a local government community, the lowest tier of local government, part of Wrexham County Borough in Wales. The community, which in addition to Minera village includes a number of smaller hamlets such as Gwynfryn and New Brighton and large areas of farmland, had a total population of 1,608 at the 2001 census.
Post townWREXHAM
Administrative CountyWrexham
Traditional CountyDenbighshire
OS GridSJ2751
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01978
Population1,608 (community area)

Other names by which Minera, Wrexham has been known in the past


Minera, Wrexham in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Minera, eccl. dist., township, and vil., Wrexham par., Denbighshire - dist., pop. 5106; township, 1351 ac., pop. 1490; vil., on river Clywedog, 4½ miles NW. of Wrexham; P.O.; has iron, coal, and lead mines.

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