Barmouth

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Barmouth
A view looking East from the Station, Barmouth, Gwynedd - geograph.org.uk - 1344676.jpg
Looking East from Barmouth railway station
Population2,522 (2011 census)
OS grid referenceSH613158
Principal area
Ceremonial county
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBARMOUTH
Postcode districtLL42
Dialling code01686
PoliceNorth Wales
FireNorth Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
Wales
Gwynedd

Barmouth (Welsh: Abermaw (formal); Y Bermo (informal)) is a seaside town and community in the county of Gwynedd, Wales. It lies on the estuary of the River Mawddach and Cardigan Bay. It is located in the historic county of Merionethshire.

In the 2011 census, the town had a population of 2,522 people.

The town grew around the shipbuilding industry, and more recently grew as a seaside resort. It is a popular holiday destination for people around the West Midlands area of England, with thousands of holiday makers and tourists flocking to the town from this region every year.

The town has a railway station located on the Cambrian Coast Line between Pwllheli and Shrewsbury.

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