Wexford

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Wexford
Irish: Loch Garman
Town
Main Street, Wexford

Coat of arms
Motto: 'Per Aquam et Ignem'
'Through Water and Fire'
Wexford is located in Ireland
Wexford
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°20′03″N 6°27′27″W / 52.3342°N 6.4575°W / 52.3342; -6.4575Coordinates: 52°20′03″N 6°27′27″W / 52.3342°N 6.4575°W / 52.3342; -6.4575
Country Ireland
Province Leinster
County County Wexford
Dáil Éireann Wexford
EU Parliament East
Elevation 1 m (3 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Urban 19,918
Irish Grid Reference T051213
Dialing code 053, +353 53

Wexford (coming from Old Norse Veisafjǫrðr meaning "mudflat, stagnant pool", also Irish: Loch Garman, Latin: Menapia) is the county town of County Wexford in the Republic of Ireland. It is found near the south-eastern tip of Ireland, close to Rosslare Europort.

The town is connected to the capital, Dublin, via the N11 National Primary Route (European route E1), and the national rail network. It also has a major ferry port with modern terminal, Rosslare Europort. The port is located in South East Wexford.