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Location of Fairwood within the
City and County of Swansea
|Area||13.44 km2 (5.19 sq mi)|
|Population||2,914 (2011 census)|
|• Density||217/km2 (560/sq mi)|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Senedd Cymru – Welsh Parliament|
The electoral ward of Fairwood, City and County of Swansea, Wales, UK consists of some or all of the following areas: Dunvant, Upper Killay, Poundffald and Three Crosses in the parliamentary constituency of Gower.
The ward is bounded by the wards of Gower and Pennard to the south west; Penclawdd to the north west; Gowerton to the north east; Dunvant and Killay South to the east; Mayals to the south west and Bishopston to the south.
The village of Upper Killay is located in the Fairwood ward about 3.5 miles west of Swansea City Centre.
Local council elections 2012
In the Swansea local council elections for 2012, the voter turnout in Fairwood was 49.72%. The results of voting were:
|Paxton Richard Hood-Williams||Conservative||583||Conservative hold|
|John Bushell||Liberal Democrats||317|
Despite the name, Fairwood Common actually falls within the Gower electoral ward.