Bushmills

Bushmills
Bushmills town centre.jpg
Bushmills is located in Northern Ireland
Bushmills
Bushmills shown within Northern Ireland
Population1,319 (2001 Census)
District
  • Causeway Coast and Glens
County
CountryNorthern Ireland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBUSHMILLS
Postcode districtBT57
Dialling code028
EU ParliamentNorthern Ireland
UK Parliament
NI Assembly
List of places
UK
Northern Ireland
Antrim
55°12′13″N 6°31′24″W / 55°12′13″N 6°31′24″W / 55.2037; -6.5232

Bushmills is a village on the north coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Bushmills had 1,319 inhabitants in the 2001 Census. It is located 60 miles (97 km) from Belfast, 11 miles (18 km) from Ballycastle and 9 miles (14 km) from Coleraine. The village owes its name to the River Bush and to a large watermill that was built there in the early 17th century.[2]

Demography

Bushmills is classified as a village by the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA).[3] On Census day (29 April 2001) there were 1,319 people living in Bushmills.[4] Of these:

  • 19.9% were aged under 16 and 22.1% were aged 60 and over
  • 49.2% of the population were male and 50.8% were female
Other Languages
Afrikaans: Bushmills
български: Бушмилс
Cebuano: Bushmills
čeština: Bushmills
Deutsch: Bushmills
español: Bushmills
euskara: Bushmills
فارسی: بوشمیلز
français: Bushmills
italiano: Bushmills
Bahasa Melayu: Bushmills
Nederlands: Bushmills
norsk: Bushmills
русский: Бушмилс
Scots: Bushmill
svenska: Bushmills