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Rhostyllen, Wrexham

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Rhostyllen, Wrexham

Rhostyllen is a village in Wrexham county borough in Wales, south-west of the town of Wrexham. At the time of the 2001 census, area Wrexham 014A, which includes Rhostyllen itself, had a population of 1,383 in 599 households. Its name may be derived from the Welsh words rhos and estyll ("staves" or "planks"). Rhostyllen was a part of the old township of Esclusham Below and in 1879 was incorporated into the new ecclesiastical parish of Esclusham.
Post townWREXHAM
Administrative CountyWrexham
Traditional CountyDenbighshire
OS GridSJ3148
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01978
Population1,383 (2001 Census)

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