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Betws, Carmarthenshire

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Betws, Carmarthenshire

Betws is a small village on the River Amman, some 15 miles north of Swansea, Wales; it is part of the ecclesiastical parish of Betws and Ammanford. The nearby mountain, at the western end of the Black Mountain, is named after the village, and has a large area of common land.
Post townAMMANFORD
Administrative CountyCarmarthenshire
Traditional CountyCarmarthenshire
OS GridSN6311
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityDyfed Powys
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMid and West Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMid and West Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01269
Population1,875
 

Other names by which Betws, Carmarthenshire has been known in the past

Bettws

Betws, Carmarthenshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Bettws.* -- par., SE. Carmarthenshire, 8 miles S. of Llandilofawr, 6511 ac., pop. 1738.

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