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The '''County Borough of Wrexham''' (Welsh: ''Bwrdeistref Sirol Wrecsam'') is centred on the town of [[Wrexham]] in [[Portal:Wales|Wales]].
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The '''County Borough of Wrexham''' (Welsh: ''Bwrdeistref Sirol Wrecsam'') is a Unitary Authority centred on the town of [[Wrexham]] in [[Portal:Wales|Wales]].
  
 
== History ==
 
== History ==
  
 
The county borough was formed on 1 April 1996 following major reorganisation of local government in Wales. Most of the area was previously part of the former district of '''Wrexham Maelor''' in the former county of '''Clwyd''' but several communities come from the former district of '''Glyndwr''', also in the former county of '''Clwyd'''.
 
The county borough was formed on 1 April 1996 following major reorganisation of local government in Wales. Most of the area was previously part of the former district of '''Wrexham Maelor''' in the former county of '''Clwyd''' but several communities come from the former district of '''Glyndwr''', also in the former county of '''Clwyd'''.
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The area includes parts of the ancient counties of [[Portal:Denbighshire|Denbighshire]] and [[Portal:Flintshire|Flintshire]] which were abolished in 1974.
  
 
The headquarters of the authority are in Guild Hall, Queens Square, Wrexham.
 
The headquarters of the authority are in Guild Hall, Queens Square, Wrexham.
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== External links ===
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== External links ==
 
*[http://www.wrexham.gov.uk/ Wrexham County Borough Council]
 
*[http://www.wrexham.gov.uk/ Wrexham County Borough Council]
 
*[http://getamap.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/getamap/frames.htm?mapAction=gaz&gazName=g&gazString=SJ335505 Ordnance Survey map of Wrexham]
 
*[http://getamap.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/getamap/frames.htm?mapAction=gaz&gazName=g&gazString=SJ335505 Ordnance Survey map of Wrexham]

Revision as of 15:53, 14 October 2008

The County Borough of Wrexham (Welsh: Bwrdeistref Sirol Wrecsam) is a Unitary Authority centred on the town of Wrexham in Wales.

History

The county borough was formed on 1 April 1996 following major reorganisation of local government in Wales. Most of the area was previously part of the former district of Wrexham Maelor in the former county of Clwyd but several communities come from the former district of Glyndwr, also in the former county of Clwyd.

The area includes parts of the ancient counties of Denbighshire and Flintshire which were abolished in 1974.

The headquarters of the authority are in Guild Hall, Queens Square, Wrexham.

Communities

The county borough of Wrexham is divided into the communities of:

See also

 

Bibliography

 

External links