Place:Shotton, Flintshire, Wales

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NameShotton
TypeTown
Coordinates53.2°N 3.033°W
Located inFlintshire, Wales
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Shotton is a town and community in Flintshire, Wales, lying within the Deeside conurbation along the River Dee, adjoining Connah's Quay, near the border with England. It is located 5 miles (8 km) west of Chester and can be reached by road from the A548. The name probably derives from Anglo-Saxon Scēot-tūn = "farmstead on or near a steep slope". At the 2011 Census Shotton had a population of 6,663.

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