Templepatrick

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Templepatrick
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St Patrick's Church, Templepatrick
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Location within Northern Ireland
Population1,437 (2011 Census)
Irish grid reference J264853
  Belfast 9.2 mi (14.8 km) SE
District
County
Country Northern Ireland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BALLYCLARE
Postcode district BT39
Dialling code 028
UK Parliament
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UK
Northern Ireland
Antrim
54°41′00″N6°05′00″W / 54.683333°N 6.083333°W / 54.683333; -6.083333 Coordinates: 54°41′00″N6°05′00″W / 54.683333°N 6.083333°W / 54.683333; -6.083333

Templepatrick ( /ˌtɛmpəlˈpætrɪk/ ; from Irish : Teampall Phádraig, meaning "Patrick's Church") is a village and civil parish in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. It is 9.2 miles (14.8 km) northwest of Belfast, and halfway between the towns of Ballyclare and Antrim. It is also close to Belfast International Airport and the village has several hotels. Templepatrick is the site of historic Church of Ireland, [3] Presbyterian [4] and the Old Presbyterian Church. It had a population of 1,437 people in the 2011 Census. [5]

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Places of interest

History

The Troubles

For more information see The Troubles in Templepatrick, which includes a list of incidents in Templepatrick during the Troubles resulting in two or more fatalities.

People

Transport

Population

2011 Census

In the 2011 Census Templepatrick had a population of 1,437 people (605 households). [5]

2001 Census

Templepatrick 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 (29 April 2001) there were 1,556 people living in Templepatrick. Of these:

See also

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References

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  2. Northern Ireland Placenames Project Archived 2011-07-17 at the Wayback Machine
  3. Church of Ireland Archived 2001-03-07 at the Wayback Machine
  4. Presbyterian Church Archived 2005-02-28 at the Wayback Machine
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