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Ebbw Vale, Blaenau Gwent (Glyn Ebwy)

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Ebbw Vale, Blaenau Gwent (Glyn Ebwy)

Ebbw Vale is a town at the head of the valley formed by the Ebbw Fawr tributary of the Ebbw River, south Wales. It is the largest town and the administrative centre of Blaenau Gwent county borough. The Ebbw Vale and Brynmawr conurbation has a population of roughly 33,000.
Post townEBBW VALE
Administrative CountyBlaenau Gwent
Traditional CountyMonmouthshire
OS GridSO1609
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityGwent
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01495
Population18,558
 

Other names by which Ebbw Vale, Blaenau Gwent (Glyn Ebwy) has been known in the past

Ebbw Vale/Glyn Ebwy ~ Glyn Ebwy

Ebbw Vale, Blaenau Gwent (Glyn Ebwy) in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Ebbw Vale, seat of ironworks with ry. sta., partly in Llangattock and Llangunider pars., Brecknockshire, but chiefly in Aberystruth and Bedwelty pars., Monmouthshire, on W. headstream of river Ebwy, 6 miles NW. of Aberbeeg Junction and 178 miles NW. of London, pop. 14,700; P.O., T.o., 2 Banks.

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