Place:Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales


Alt namesHaordinesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 55
Hardensource: Wikipedia
Penarlâgsource: Wikipedia
Coordinates53.183°N 3.033°W
Located inFlintshire, Wales
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Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales is a village and community (and electoral ward) in part of the Deeside conurbation on the Welsh/English border and was historically significant settlement in the area, see Hawarden Castle. At the 2001 Census, the population of Hawarden Ward was 1,858 (892 males, 966 females). increasing to 1,887 at the 2011 census. The total population for the greater community of Hawarden, which comprises also Ewloe (which also has a castle), Mancot and Aston, was 13,539, increasing to 13,920 at the 2011 census. The scenic, wooded Hawarden Park forms the southern part of the community. Hawarden Bridge is the industrial development that lies across Shotton/Queensferry and the Dee. The west of the main street is called The Highway, its start marked by the crossroads with the fountain in the middle, near which are public houses, some centred on restaurants.

Hawarden is located 6.7 miles from Chester and is 4 miles from the English border.

In 2014 Hawarden was named in The Sunday Times’ annual Best Places To Live List.

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