Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog is a village in Wrexham County Borough, Wales. It lies on the Ceiriog River and is at the end of the B4500 road, five miles (8km) south-west of Glyn Ceiriog and ten miles (16km) north-west of Oswestry in the Ceiriog Valley ward, Clwyd South National Assembly for Wales constituency and Clwyd South parliamentary constituency.
The name Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog roughly translates into English as "the church of St Garmon in the valley of the river Ceiriog"
Geography and administration
From the mid-16th century until 1974, Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog was governed by the then administrative county of Denbighshire, which was divided into various rural districts. From 1895 to 1935, Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog was in the Llansillin Rural District, which merged in 1935 with Chirk Rural District to form the Ceiriog Rural District. Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog was in the Ceiriog Rural District from 1935 to 1974.
In 1974, Denbighshire was abolished as an administrative county, and Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog was incorporated into the Glyndŵr District of the new county of Clwyd. Clwyd and Glyndŵr District were dissolved in 1996, and Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog became a part of the new unitary authority of Wrexham County Borough, in which it remains to the present day.
Today, Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog is administered within Wrexham County Borough Council, a unitary authority created in 1998. Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog is in the Ceiriog Valley ward, and has an Independent councillor.
Since 1999, Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog has been represented at the National Assembly for Wales by Karen Sinclair, the Labour Party Assembly Member for Clwyd South National Assembly for Wales constituency
Since 1987, Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog has been represented at the Parliament of the United Kingdom by Martyn Jones, the Labour Party Member of Parliament for Clwyd South parliamentary constituency.
The Welsh poet John Ceiriog Hughes was born at Pen-y-Bryn Farm, at Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog in 1832, and spent his childhood there.