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Blackwood, Caerphilly (Coed Duon)

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Blackwood, Caerphilly (Coed Duon)

Blackwood (Welsh: Y Coed Duon) is a town on the Sirhowy River in the South Wales Valleys within the Caerphilly County Borough. The town houses a growing number of light industrial and high-tech firms. Good transport links have made Blackwood a favoured home for a growing number of commuters who work in the cities of Newport and Cardiff.
Post townBLACKWOOD
Administrative CountyCaerphilly
Traditional CountyMonmouthshire
OS GridST1797
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityGwent
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01495, 01443
Population23,330
 

Other names by which Blackwood, Caerphilly (Coed Duon) has been known in the past

Blackwood/Coed Duon ~ Coed Duon

Blackwood, Caerphilly (Coed Duon) in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Blackwood, hamlet with ry. sta., 8½ miles W. of Pontypool, W. Monmouthshire; P.O., T.O.

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