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Ruabon, Wrexham (Rhiwabon)

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Ruabon, Wrexham (Rhiwabon)

Ruabon is a village and community in the county borough of Wrexham in Wales. The name "Rhiwabon" comes from "Rhiw Fabon", "Rhiw" being the Welsh word for "hill" and "Fabon" being a mutation from St Mabon, the original church name, of earlier, Celtic origin. " An older English spelling, Rhuabon, can sometimes be seen. In 2001, more than 80% of the population of 2,400 were born in Wales with 13.6% having some ability in Welsh.
Post townWREXHAM
Administrative CountyWrexham
Traditional CountyDenbighshire
OS GridSJ3043
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01978
Population2,400 (2001 Census)

Other names by which Ruabon, Wrexham (Rhiwabon) has been known in the past

Ruabon/Rhiwabon ~ Rhiwabon

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