Seahill

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Seahill
Seahill railway sign2 2017.png
Seahill railway station
Seahill is located in County Down
Seahill
Seahill
Location within County Down
Population1,018 (2011 Census)
District
County
CountryNorthern Ireland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townHOLYWOOD
Postcode districtBT18
Dialling code028
EU ParliamentNorthern Ireland
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
Northern Ireland
Down
54°39′51″N 5°45′54″W / 54.664037°N 5.764948°W / 54.664037; -5.764948Coordinates: 54°39′51″N 5°45′54″W / 54.664037°N 5.764948°W / 54.664037; -5.764948

Seahill is a village on the northern coast of County Down, Northern Ireland. It is within the townland of Ballyrobert,[1] with Holywood to the west and Helen's Bay and Crawfordsburn to the east. Seahill was once a stand-alone settlement but it is now joined to Holywood and the Greater Belfast conurbation. In the 2011 Census it had a population of 1,018 people.

2011 Census[edit]

Seahill is classified as a village by the NI Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) (i.e. with population between 1,000 and 2,250 people). On Census day (27 March 2011) there were 1,018 people living in Seahill. Of these:

  • 17.0% were aged under 17 years and 24.6% were aged 65 and over
  • 50.1% of the population were male and 49.9% were female
  • 62.2% identified as Christian, 23.0% as non-religious and 14.1% as Roman Catholic
  • 1.4% of people aged 16-74 were unemployed

For more details see: NI Neighbourhood Information Service

Transport[edit]

Seahill railway station was opened on 4 April 1966.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ordnance Survey Ireland: Online map viewer (choose "historic" to see townland boundaries)
  2. ^ "Seahill station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2007-08-28.

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