Irish: Ard Garbháin[1]
Irish transcription(s)
  Derivation: Ard Garbháin
  Meaning: "Garvan's height"
Ardgarvan in 2008
Ardgarvan shown within Northern Ireland
Coordinates: 55°01′23″N 6°55′44″W / 55.023°N 6.929°W / 55.023; -6.929Coordinates: 55°01′23″N 6°55′44″W / 55.023°N 6.929°W / 55.023; -6.929
Country Northern Ireland
County Londonderry
Barony Keenaght
Civil parish Drumcahose
Settlements Ardgarvan
  Council Causeway Coast and Glens
  Total 115.85 ha (286.27 acres)

Ardgarvan (from Irish: Ard Garbháin, meaning "Garvan's height")[1] is a hamlet and townland in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland, 2 km south of Limavady. In the 2001 Census it had a population of 111 people. It is situated within Causeway Coast and Glens district.[3]


The village has developed on the northern side of Ballyavelin Road and is dominated by public housing development. It has limited recreational facilities available to the local community.[3] Ardgarvan Post Office was one of 54 in Northern Ireland to be replaced by an outreach service before its demolition in 2009.[4]

See also


  1. 1 2 Placenames Database of Ireland
  2. Northern Ireland Environment Agency. "NIEA Map Viewer". Archived from the original on 24 November 2011. Retrieved 27 January 2012.
  3. 1 2 "Ardgarvan Settlement Designation". Planning Service - Draft Northern Area Plan 2016. Retrieved 2008-06-23.
  4. "Ulster post offices affected by shake-up". Belfast Telegraph (3 June 2008). Archived from the original on 2008-04-09. Retrieved 2008-06-23.
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