Caersws

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Caersws
Caersws Village Hall - geograph.org.uk - 1384391.jpg
Caersws Village Hall
Population1,586 (2011 census)
OS grid referenceSO0392
Principal area
Ceremonial county
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townCAERSWS
Postcode districtSY17
Dialling code01650
PoliceDyfed-Powys
FireMid and West Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
Wales
Powys

Caersws (Welsh: Caersŵs) is a village and community in Powys, a county in Wales. It is in the historic county of Montgomeryshire.

It is situated 5 miles (8 km) west of Newtown and is halfway between Aberystwyth and Shrewsbury, England.

The 2011 census found that the community had a population of 1,586 people and the village itself had a population of just over 800 people. The community includes the settlements of Clatter, Llanwnnog and Pontdolgoch.

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The village has a railway station on the Cambrian Line between Shrewsbury and Aberystwyth and Pwllheli. The station is served by Transport for Wales trains that head west to Aberystwyth and Pwllheli and trains that head east to Shrewsbury. Most of the trains that head east from the station continue past Shrewsbury and end at Birmingham International.

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