Fields in the Elwy Valley above Cefn Meiriadog
Cefn Meiriadog shown within Denbighshire
|OS grid reference|
|– Cardiff||122.3 mi (196.8 km)|
|– London||185.6 mi (298.7 km)|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|UK Parliament||Vale of Clwyd|
|Welsh Assembly||Vale of Clwyd|
"Cefn" in Welsh means the side of a hill; St Meiriadog was a 5th Century saint. Cefn Caves are nearby, where human and early Neanderthal remains dating back 250,000 years have been discovered. Visitors to the site have included Charles Darwin, in 1831.
In 2011 the population of Cefnmeiriadog was 382 with 30.4% able to speak Welsh.
- Welsh Government website; 2011 Census Returns and stats; accessed 9 May 2014
- Cefn Meiriadog Historic Society; accessed 16 April 2014.
- National Museum of Wales; accessed 16 April 2014