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Mountain Ash, Rhondda,Cynon,Taff (Aberpennar)

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Mountain Ash, Rhondda,Cynon,Taff (Aberpennar)

Mountain Ash is a town and community in Rhondda Cynon Taf, deep in the South Wales Valleys of Wales. Mountain Ash is situated in the Cynon Valley and has a population of 7,039. Mountain Ash lies within the historic county boundaries of Glamorgan. Mountain Ash also contains the outlying villages of Penrhiwceiber, Cefnpennar, Cwmpennar, Darranlas, Fernhill, Glenboi and Newtown and Miskin. The Afon Cynon runs past Mountain Ash.
Administrative CountyRhondda,Cynon,Taff
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridST0499
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01443
Population7,039 (2001)

Other names by which Mountain Ash, Rhondda,Cynon,Taff (Aberpennar) has been known in the past

Mountain Ash/Aberpennar ~ Aberpennar

Mountain Ash, Rhondda,Cynon,Taff (Aberpennar) in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Mountain Ash, mining town with ry. sta., Aberdare and Llanwonno pars., Glamorgan, 3½ miles SE. of Aberdare, and partly in parliamentary limits of Merthyr-Tydfil, 9870 ac., pop. 10,295; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; in vicinity are extensive collieries.

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