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Morriston, Swansea (Treforys)

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Morriston, Swansea (Treforys)

Morriston is a community in the City and County of Swansea, Wales and falls within the Morriston ward. Morriston is sometimes referred to as a distinct town (e.g. the local football club is named Morriston Town A.F.C. ), however Morriston never had a town charter, and is now part of the continuous urban area around Swansea, the centre of which lies three miles to the south-west. Morriston is the most populous of Swansea's electoral divisions.
Post townSWANSEA
Administrative CountySwansea
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridSS6698
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMid and West Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMid and West Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01792
Population16,781 (2001 census)

Other names by which Morriston, Swansea (Treforys) has been known in the past

Morriston/Treforys ~ Treforys

Morriston, Swansea (Treforys) in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Morriston, vil. with ry. sta., Llangafelach par., Glamorgan, in NE. suburbs of Swansea; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; the sta. is 2½ miles NE. of High Street sta., Swansea.

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