Gowerton (electoral ward)

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Gowerton Ward
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Area 7.55 km2 (2.92 sq mi)
Population 5,212 (2011 census)
• Density 690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
  • Susan Mary Jones (Independents)
List of places

Gowerton (Welsh: Tregŵyr) is the name of an electoral ward in the county of Swansea, Wales, UK. It is named after Gowerton village (and community) which falls within the ward.

The electoral ward consists of some or all of the following areas: Gowerton, Penclawdd, Waunarlwydd, in the parliamentary constituency of Gower. It is bordered by Penclawdd and Fairwood to the south west; Killay North and Killay South to the south; Cockett to the east; and Lower Loughor, Upper Loughor, the Loughor estuary and Kingsbridge to the north.

The turnout for Dunvant in the 2012 local council elections was 37.02%. The results were:

Candidate Party Votes Status
Susan Mary Jones Independents 660 Independents hold
Rob Thomas Labour 608
Gordon Howells Conservative 163
Les Woodward Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition 58

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Coordinates: 51°38′42″N 4°02′21″W / 51.64507°N 4.03924°W / 51.64507; -4.03924