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For other examples of the same place name, see Tal-y-bont (disambiguation).
Welsh: Tal-y-bont ar Wysg
Talybont ar Wysg - The White Hart Inn.jpg
The White Hart Inn
Talybont-on-Usk is located in Powys
 Talybont-on-Usk shown within Powys
Population 719 (2011)[1]
OS grid reference SO111226
Community Talybont-on-Usk
Principal area Powys
Ceremonial county Powys
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BRECON
Postcode district LD3
Dialling code 01874
Police Dyfed-Powys
Fire Mid and West Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament Brecon & Radnorshire
Welsh Assembly Brecon & Radnorshire
List of places

Coordinates: 51°53′46″N 3°17′24″W / 51.896°N 3.290°W / 51.896; -3.290

Talybont-on-Usk (Welsh: Tal-y-bont ar Wysg) is a village and community in Powys, Wales. It lies on both the River Usk and the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal, and in 2003 won the title of 'Powys Village of the Year'. It has a population of 743,[2] reducing to 719 at the 2011 Census.


An electoral ward in the same name exists. The population of this ward at the 2011 Census was 1,923.[3]


Talybont-on-Usk is a great place for walking and strolling. There is a Henry Vaughan walk that takes you around the nearby countryside where the 18th Century poet once lived. [4]

David Lewis, 1st Baron Brecon, PC (1905–1976), a Welsh businessman and Conservative politician, was from Talybont-on-Usk.


  1. ^ "Community population 2011". Retrieved 14 November 2015. 
  2. ^ Office for National Statistics : Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Powys Retrieved 2009-11-25
  3. ^ "Ward population 2011". Retrieved 14 November 2015. 
  4. ^ Breacon Beacons National Parks Retrieved 2015-06-15

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