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Wexford

county town of Co. Wexford, Ireland

Wexford (coming from Old Norse Veisafjǫrðr meaning "mudflat, stagnant pool", also Irish: Loch Garman, Latin: Menapia) is the county town of County Wexford in the Republic of Ireland. It is found near the south-eastern tip of Ireland, close to Rosslare Europort.

Wexford

Irish: Loch Garman
Town
Main Street, Wexford
Main Street, Wexford
Coat of arms of Wexford
Coat of arms
Motto(s): 
'Per Aquam et Ignem'
'Through Water and Fire'
CountryIreland
ProvinceLeinster
CountyCounty Wexford
Dáil ÉireannWexford
EU ParliamentEast
Elevation
1 m (3 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Urban
19,918
Irish Grid ReferenceT051213
Dialing code053, +353 53
Websitewww.wexfordcorp.ie

The town is connected to the capital, Dublin, via the N11 National Primary Route (European route E1), and the national rail network. It also has a major ferry port with modern terminal, Rosslare Europort. The port is located in South East Wexford.