Chirk

Chirk (Welsh: Y Waun) is a town and community in Wrexham County Borough, Wales, 10 miles south of Wrexham, between it and Oswestry. At the 2011 census, it had a population of 4,468.[1] Historically in the traditional county of Denbighshire, and later Clwyd, it has been part of Wrexham County Borough since a local government reorganisation in 1996. The border with the English county of Shropshire is immediately south of the town, on the other side of the River Ceiriog.

Chirk

Church Street, Chirk
Chirk
Location within Wrexham
Population4,468 (2011)
OS grid referenceSJ295375
Community
  • Chirk
Principal area
Ceremonial county
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townWREXHAM
Postcode districtLL14
Dialling code01691
PoliceNorth Wales
FireNorth Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
UK Parliament
Senedd Cymru – Welsh Parliament
List of places
UK
Wales
Wrexham
52.930°N 3.050°W / 52.930; -3.050

The town is served by Chirk railway station and the A5/A483 roads.


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