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Rhigos is a village in the north of the Cynon Valley, in Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales. For postal reasons it comes under the town of Aberdare, although it is some 7 miles from Aberdare town centre.

The village lies just off the old Aberdare road that was the main link between Aberdare and Glyn Neath before the A465 was extended.

The town centre of Glyn Neath is only 2 miles away. Rhigos lies at the apex of the Cynon Valley and The Vale of Neath

The hamlets of Cefn Rhigos and Cwm-Hwnt lie to the west of the main village.

The village's main social centre is Rhigos Rugby Club House. The team play in Division 4, South Central, of the Welsh Rugby pyramid.


 Rugby in Rhigos:
 Rhigos RFC
       Rhigos
       Aberdare
       Mid Glamorgan
       CF44 9HJ
 01685 811224


 Pubs/Bars in Rhigos:
 The New Inn
       Smiths Avenue
       Rhigos
       Aberdare
       Mid Glamorgan
       CF44 9YU
 01685 811071


 Other in Rhigos:
 Rhigos Community Sports Hall
       Rhigos Road
       Rhigos
       Aberdare
       Mid Glamorgan
       CF44 9YR
 01685 814444


 Schools/Colleges in Rhigos:
 Rhigos Primary School
       Heol y Graig
       Rhigos
       Aberdare
       CF44 9YY
 01685 811253


Rhigos (Rhegoes) - From 'A Topographical Dictionary of Wales' (1849)
RHIGOS (RHEGOES) a township, in the parish of Ystrad-Dyvodog, poor-law union of Merthyr-Tydvil, hundred of Miskin, county of Glamorgan, South Wales, 7 miles (W.) from Merthyr-Tydvil; containing 615 inhabitants. It is situated on the border of Brecknockshire, near the Hrwaun iron-works, and on the road from Neath to Merthyr. There are places of worship for dissenters, a day school, &c.See Ystrad-Dyvodog.



 

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