Llanddeusant lies within the Llansadwrn & Llangadog / Myddfai & Llanddeusant ward, which had a population of 2,412 at census 2001. The boundaries were changed and most of the population was shown under the Llangadog community. The remaining population at the 2011 census was 220 only. The name, meaning "church of two saints", is supposed to originate from the fact that Teilo and Saint David are believed to have met there. The 'Old Red Lion Inn' is now a Youth hostel.
A low level alternative of the footpath the Beacons Way runs by Llanddeusant. In the west, the route climbs to Carreg Cennen Castle and Garn Goch. The route formerly finished at the railway station at Llangadog but now stops at the village of Bethlehem (. The community is bordered by the communities of: )Quarter Bach; Llangadog; and Myddfai, all being in Carmarthenshire; and by Llywel and Ystradgynlais in Powys.
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