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Shotton, Flintshire

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Shotton, Flintshire

Shotton is a town in Flintshire, north Wales, lying on the River Dee. The name derives from the Old Norse words sjò (sea) and tùn (village). It is continuous with the towns of Connah's Quay and Queensferry in what is called Deeside. At the 2001 Census Shotton had a population of 6,265.
Post townDEESIDE
Administrative CountyFlintshire
Traditional CountyFlintshire
OS GridSJ3068
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01244
Population(2001 Census)

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