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There are 67 places in Wales beginning with Pont. In Welsh, ‘pont’ means bridge. When used in a Welsh place name, ‘pont’ is usually followed by the river that runs underneath the bridge, the person that built it, or a feature of the bridge.

For example, Pontarfynach means ‘bridge over the Fynach’, Ponthenri means ‘Henry’s bridge’, and Pontypool simply means ‘the bridge over the pool’.

Below, you’ll find the full list which comes from Ordnance Survey’s open source data.

Pont Felin-y-ffrîddHamletSY20Powys - Powys
Pont HenriVillageSA15Sir Gaerfyrddin - Carmarthenshire
Pont HwfaSuburban AreaLL65Sir Ynys Mon - Isle of Anglesey
Pont Rhyd-y-cyffVillageCF34Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr - Bridgend
PontammanSuburban AreaSA18Sir Gaerfyrddin - Carmarthenshire
PontantwnHamletSA17Sir Gaerfyrddin - Carmarthenshire
PontardaweTownSA8Castell-nedd Port Talbot - Neath Port Talbot
PontarddulaisTownSA4Abertawe - Swansea
PontarfynachVillageSY23Sir Ceredigion - Ceredigion
Pont-ar-gothiVillageSA32Sir Gaerfyrddin - Carmarthenshire
PontarsaisHamletSA32Sir Gaerfyrddin - Carmarthenshire
Pontbren LlwydSuburban AreaCF44Rhondda Cynon Taf - Rhondda Cynon Taf
PontcannaSuburban AreaCF11Caerdydd - Cardiff
Pont-CeriHamletSA38Sir Ceredigion - Ceredigion
Pont-CyfyngHamletLL24Conwy - Conwy
PontcynonSuburban AreaCF45Rhondda Cynon Taf - Rhondda Cynon Taf
PontdolgochHamletSY17Powys - Powys
PonterwydVillageSY23Sir Ceredigion - Ceredigion
Pont-faenHamletLD3Powys - Powys
PontffrancVillageLD1Powys - Powys
PontgarregVillageSA44Sir Ceredigion - Ceredigion
PonthirVillageNP18Torfaen - Torfaen
PonthirwaunHamletSA43Sir Ceredigion - Ceredigion
PontiagoHamletSA64Sir Benfro - Pembrokeshire
Pont-ietsVillageSA15Sir Gaerfyrddin - Carmarthenshire
PontithelHamletLD3Powys - Powys
PontllanfraithTownNP12Caerffili - Caerphilly
PontlliwVillageSA4Abertawe - Swansea
PontllyfniVillageLL54Gwynedd - Gwynedd
PontlottynVillageCF81Caerffili - Caerphilly
PontneddfechanVillageSA11Powys - Powys
PontnewyddSuburban AreaNP44Torfaen - Torfaen
Pont-newyddHamletCH7Sir y Fflint - Flintshire
PontnewynyddSuburban AreaNP4Torfaen - Torfaen
PontprennauSuburban AreaCF23Caerdydd - Cardiff
PontrhydfendigaidVillageSY25Sir Ceredigion - Ceredigion
PontrhydyceirtHamletSA43Sir Benfro - Pembrokeshire
PontrhydyfenVillageSA12Castell-nedd Port Talbot - Neath Port Talbot
Pont-rhyd-y-groesVillageSY25Sir Ceredigion - Ceredigion
PontrhydyrunSuburban AreaNP44Torfaen - Torfaen
Pont-RhythalltHamletLL55Gwynedd - Gwynedd
PontrobertVillageSY22Powys - Powys
Pont-rugHamletLL55Gwynedd - Gwynedd
Pont-SiânVillageSA44Sir Ceredigion - Ceredigion
Pont-Siôn-NortonSuburban AreaCF37Rhondda Cynon Taf - Rhondda Cynon Taf
PontsticillVillageCF48Merthyr Tudful - Merthyr Tydfil
Pont-TyweliVillageSA44Sir Gaerfyrddin - Carmarthenshire
PontwalbySuburban AreaSA11Castell-nedd Port Talbot - Neath Port Talbot
PontwganHamletLL32Conwy - Conwy
PontwilymSuburban AreaLD3Powys - Powys
PontyberemVillageSA15Sir Gaerfyrddin - Carmarthenshire
PontyblodauHamletSA18Sir Gaerfyrddin - Carmarthenshire
Pont-y-bryn-hurtHamletNP8Powys - Powys
PontyclunVillageCF72Rhondda Cynon Taf - Rhondda Cynon Taf
PontycymerTownCF32Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr - Bridgend
Pont-y-felinSuburban AreaNP4Torfaen - Torfaen
Pont-y-FenniHamletSA34Sir Gaerfyrddin - Carmarthenshire
PontyglasierHamletSA41Sir Benfro - Pembrokeshire
Pont-y-GôfSuburban AreaNP23Blaenau Gwent - Blaenau Gwent
PontygwaithVillageCF43Rhondda Cynon Taf - Rhondda Cynon Taf
PontymisterSuburban AreaNP11Caerffili - Caerphilly
PontymoelSuburban AreaNP4Torfaen - Torfaen
PontypoolTownNP4Torfaen - Torfaen
PontypriddTownCF37Rhondda Cynon Taf - Rhondda Cynon Taf
Pont-yr-hafodVillageSA62Sir Benfro - Pembrokeshire
Pont-y-rhylVillageCF32Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr - Bridgend
PontywaunSuburban AreaNP11Caerffili - Caerphilly
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