Gaerwen (Welsh pronunciation) is a village on the island of Anglesey in the community of Llanfihangel Ysgeifiog. It is located in the south of the island 4 miles (6.4 km) west of Llanfairpwllgwyngyll and 4 miles (6.4 km) southeast of Llangefni . The A5 runs through the village, and the A55 runs just a few hundred metres north. According to the 2011 Census Gaerwen is now listed by the Office for National Statistics as Llanfihangel Ysgeifiog.[clarification needed] The population of the community is 1,551. Gaerwen and Pentre Berw, Llangaffo are trio villages.
One of Gaerwen's windmills
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There is a primary school and a football pitch in the middle of the village. There is also a fish and chip shop with a barber shop next door. A science park on the south of the A55 Junction was opened in 2018.
There is a war memorial at the heart of the village paying tribute to those who fell in both World Wars.
An electoral ward electoral of the same name as the Community exists. The population of this ward at the 2011 census was 2,016.