Park, Merthyr Tydfil

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Park is located in Merthyr Tydfil
Park shown within Merthyr Tydfil
Population 4,326 (2011)
OS grid reference SO041072
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Merthyr Tydfil
Postcode district CF48
Dialling code 01685
Police South Wales
Fire South Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
List of places
Merthyr TydfilCoordinates: 51°45′20″N 3°23′23″W / 51.7555°N 3.3896°W / 51.7555; -3.3896

Park (Welsh: Y Parc) is a community of the county borough of Merthyr Tydfil, in Wales. At the 2001 census, it had a population of 4307,[1] increasing to 4,326 at the 2011 census.[2]

Park has several notable landmarks, but its most notable is Cyfarthfa Castle, which dominates the community.[3]


  1. ^ Park Ward 2001 Census: Census Area Statistics: National Statistics. UK government. Retrieved 30 January 2011
  2. ^ "Community population 2011". Retrieved 9 November 2015. 
  3. ^ Davies, John; Jenkins, Nigel; Menna, Baines; Lynch, Peredur I., eds. (2008). The Welsh Academy Encyclopaedia of Wales. Cardiff: University of Wales Press. p. 554. ISBN 978-0-7083-1953-6.