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Caergwrle, Flintshire

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Caergwrle, Flintshire

Caergwrle is a village in the county of Flintshire, in north east Wales. Approximately 5–6 miles from Wrexham and situated on the A541 road, it is contiguous with the village of Abermorddu and closely related to the village of Hope. The village lies on the River Alyn and sits at the base of Hope Mountain. At the 2001 Census, the population was 10,650.
Post townWREXHAM
Administrative CountyFlintshire
Traditional CountyFlintshire
OS GridSJ3057
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01978
Population1,650 (2001 Census)

Caergwrle, Flintshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Caergwrle, parl. bor. with ry. sta., Hope par., S. Flintshire, on river Alyn, 5 miles NW. of Wrexham and 190 miles NW. of London, 1201 ac., pop. 1039; P.O., T.O.; has relics of Roman smelting works, and vestiges of 2 Roman roads. Caergwrle is one of the Flint bors., and unites with 7 others in sending one member to Parliament. See FLINT BOROUGHS.

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