Killen, County Tyrone
Main Street in Killen.
Killen shown within Northern Ireland
|Population||231 (2001 Census)|
|Irish grid reference|
|– Belfast||87 miles|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Dialling code||028, +44 28|
|EU Parliament||Northern Ireland|
|UK Parliament||West Tyrone|
|NI Assembly||West Tyrone|
Killen (from Irish: Cillín, meaning "little church") is a small village in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. It is several miles southwest of Castlederg, on the road leading south over Scraghy Mountain. A short distance to the west lies County Donegal, in the Republic of Ireland. In the 2001 Census it had a population of 231 people.
In recent years, Killen Creamery has been turned into a community centre and business centre. Killen also has an Orange Lodge, which was founded in 1829.
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