Wexford

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Wexford
Irish: Loch Garman
Town
Main Street, Wexford
Main Street, Wexford
Coat of arms of Wexford
Motto(s): 
'Per Aquam et Ignem'
'Through Water and Fire'
Wexford is located in Ireland
Wexford
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
CountryIreland
ProvinceLeinster
CountyCounty Wexford
Dáil ÉireannWexford
EU ParliamentEast
Elevation
1 m (3 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Urban
19,918
Irish Grid ReferenceT051213
Dialing code053, +353 53
Websitewww.wexfordcorp.ie

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 in South East Wexford.

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