The Borough of Colwyn was one of six districts of the county of Clwyd, north-east Wales, from 1974 to 1996. It was formed under the Local Government Act 1972 from the following parts of the administrative county of Denbighshire:
The municipal borough of Colwyn Bay The urban district of Abergele Parts of the rural districts of Aled and Hiraethog.
The borough was abolished in 1996, when wales was divided into unitary authorities created by the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994. The area of Colwyn was split: a large part going to Aberconwy and Colwyn county borough, (soon renamed as Conwy), and the remainder going to Denbighshire unitary authority. Colwyn is currently an electoral ward. It consists in part the Community of Old Colwyn with a total population of 4,566 Colwyn is twinned with Konstanz, Germany and Roissy-en-Brie, France. References
^ *Local government in England and Wales: A Guide to the New System. London: HMSO. 1974. ISBN 0-11-750847-0. ^ "Ward of Colwyn 2011". Retrieved 21 May 2015.
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Local government districts of Wales 1974–1996
Alyn and Deeside Colwyn Delyn Glyndŵr Rhuddlan Wrexham Maelor
Carmarthen Ceredigion Dinefwr Llanelli Preseli Pembrokeshire South Pembrokeshire
Blaenau Gwent Islwyn Monmouth Newport Torfaen
Aberconwy Arfon Dwyfor Meirionnydd Ynys Môn - Isle of Anglesey
Cynon Valley Merthyr Tydfil Ogwr Rhondda Rhymney Valley Taff-Ely
Brecknock Montgomeryshire Radnorshire
Cardiff Vale of Glamorgan
Lliw Valley Neath Port Talbot Swansea
Coordinates: 53°10′N 3°35′W / 53.17°N 3.58°W / 53.17; -3.58
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