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For the station with the same name on the Talyllyn Railway, see List of stations and halts on the Talyllyn Railway. For the surname, see Hendy (surname).
Hendy is located in Carmarthenshire
Hendy shown within Carmarthenshire
Population 3,226 (ward 2011)[1]
OS grid reference SN579035
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town LLANELLI
Postcode district SA4
Dialling code 01792
Police Dyfed-Powys
Fire Mid and West Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
List of places
CarmarthenshireCoordinates: 51°42′47″N 4°03′25″W / 51.713°N 4.057°W / 51.713; -4.057

Hendy (Welsh: Yr Hendy,originally a farm name meaning "the old house" cognate with 'hendre' the main home.) is a village in the community of Llanedi, Carmarthenshire, Wales, situated on the border between Carmarthenshire and Swansea. It lies on the Afon Gwili just across the River Loughor from the town of Pontarddulais and, together with Fforest to its north, forms part of a continuous built up area centred on Pontarddulais. Most of the village sits between the M4 Motorway junction 48 and the A48 road (Fforest Road) north of the motorway.


  1. ^ "Ward population 2011". Retrieved 14 April 2015.