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Illogan, Cornwall

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Illogan, Cornwall

Illogan (pronounced i'lluggan, Cornish: Egloshal) is a village and civil parish in Cornwall, United Kingdom, two miles (3 km) northwest of Redruth. Originally a rural area supporting itself by farming and agriculture, Illogan shared in the general leap into prosperity brought about by the mining boom, which was experienced by the whole Camborne-Redruth area.
Post townRedruth
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW6744
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01209
Population5,585 (Civil Parish, 2001)

Other names by which Illogan, Cornwall has been known in the past

Illogan Church Town

Illogan, Cornwall in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Illogan, par. and vil., W. Cornwall, 2½ miles NW. of Redruth, 8493 ac., pop. 8723; P.O.; has tin and copper mines.

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