|Located in||Torfaen, Wales|
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Abersychan is a settlement and community north of Pontypool in Torfaen, Wales, within the historic boundaries of Monmouthshire. It has a population of 6,826.
It lies in the narrow northern section of the Afon Lwyd valley. The town includes three schools, Abersychan Comprehensive School and Victoria Primary School along with various shops and other amenities.
Abersychan was the birthplace of the politicians Roy Jenkins, Don Touhig and Paul Murphy (MP for Torfaen), and of the rugby footballers Wilfred Hodder, Candy Evans and Bryn Meredith.