Godre'r Graig shown within Neath Port Talbot
|Population||1,644 (2011 census)|
|OS grid reference|
|Principal area||Neath Port Talbot|
|Ceremonial county||West Glamorgan|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Fire||Mid and West Wales|
|Councillors||Rosalyn Davies (Plaid Cymru)|
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The village developed alongside the coal workings at the Tarenni Colliery, which closed in 1949.
The electoral ward of Godre'r Graig forms part of the parish of Ystalyfera. It includes some or all of the settlements of Godre'r Graig, Cilmaengwyn and Pantyfynnon in the parliamentary constituency of Neath. The ward consists of a settled belt beside the A4067 road and the River Tawe in the Swansea Valley stretching from the south to the north east. The north western part of the ward consists of woodland and pasture. The ward is bounded by the wards of Ystalyfera to the north; Rhos to the southeast; and Pontardawe to the west.
In 2008 the community came together at a public meeting held in the local primary school regarding the long neglected park. As a result Godre'r Graig Community Association (GCA) was formed to provide a vehicle for the community to take charge of the park and bring it back into use.
In the 2012 local council elections, the electorate turnout was 43.81%. The results were:
|Rosalyn Davies||Plaid Cymru||300||Plaid Cymru hold|
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- "Ward population 2011". Retrieved 12 April 2015.