Newton, Swansea

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Newton Ward
Wm swansea newton.jpg
Area2.36 km2 (0.91 sq mi)
Population3,316 (2011 census)
• Density1,405/km2 (3,640/sq mi)
Principal area
Ceremonial county
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
EU ParliamentWales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
Councillors
  • William Thomas (Conservatives (UK))
List of places
UK
Wales
Swansea

Newton is an electoral ward and a village in the City of and County of Swansea, Wales. The Newton ward is a part of the Mumbles community. From May 2012, this "affluent commuter settlement" is represented by Councillor William Thomas of the Conservatives.[1][2]

The electoral ward consists of the Caswell, Langland and Newton localities in the parliamentary constituency of Gower. The ward is bounded by the wards of Bishopston to the west; West Cross to the north; Oystermouth to the east; and the Bristol Channel to the south.[3] Total population at the 2001 census was 3,150 of whom 73.7% were born in Wales.[1] The village of Newton is located near the Mumbles just inland and uphill from Swansea Bay.

The sandy beaches of Langland Bay and Caswell Bay are located to the far south of the ward.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Newton Electoral Division Profile[permanent dead link] at website of City and County of Swansea, December 2008
  2. ^ Official councillor profile Archived 2010-10-27 at the Wayback Machine (accessible by search at City and Council of Swansea)
  3. ^ Swansea electoral boundaries, 10 March 2003

Coordinates: 51°34′24″N 4°01′18″W / 51.57343°N 4.02160°W / 51.57343; -4.02160