Gorseinon Travel Guide

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Gorseinon Overview

Gorseinon is a town in south west Wales, near the Loughor estuary. It was a small village until the late 19th century when it grew around the coal mining and tinplate industries. It is situated near the Swansea/Carmarthenshire border, around 6 miles north west of Swansea city centre. Gorseinon is also a local government community with its own elected town council.

The population of the Gorseinon town council area in the 2001 Census is 7,874. However, the ONS defines an area called the Gorseinon Urban Area which comprises all of the continuous built up area in and around Gorseinon. This area includes Gorseinon, Loughor, Garden Village and Penllergaer and has a population of 19,273.

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