Gronant

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Gronant
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The Gronant Inn public house
Gronant is located in Flintshire
Gronant
Gronant
 Gronant shown within Flintshire
Population 1,527 (2011)
OS grid reference SJ091833
Principal area Flintshire
Ceremonial county Clwyd
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town PRESTATYN
Postcode district LL19
Dialling code 01745
Police North Wales
Fire North Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament Delyn
Welsh Assembly Delyn
List of places
UK
Wales
Flintshire

Coordinates: 53°20′20″N 3°21′54″W / 53.339°N 3.365°W / 53.339; -3.365

Gronant is a village in Flintshire, Wales about 2 miles east of Prestatyn. The population, as measured by the 2001 census is 1,595, living in 697 households. The average age of the populace is 41.4 years, slightly higher than the national average.[1] Following reorganisation all the population is now listed under the community of Llanasa. The electoral ward remains. The population of this ward taken at the 2011 census was 1,527.[2]

Gronant dunes form part of an extensive network of dunes which extend from Prestatyn, in Denbighshire, to Point of Ayr, in Flintshire at the entrance to the Dee Estuary.They are designated as a Local Nature Reserve, and the dune system as a whole is recognised as a Site of Special Scientific Interest.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gronant Profile" (PDF). Flintshire County Council. Retrieved 2007-12-02. 
  2. ^ "Ward population 2011". Retrieved 25 May 2015. 
  3. ^ "Gronant Dunes". Virtual Presatyn. Retrieved 2007-12-02.