The area represented by the Community Council comprising of Betws-yn-Rhos and Llanelian-yn-Rhos stretches from Trofarth in the West almost to Abergele in the East, from the heights of Colwyn Bay in the North to Moelfre Uchaf in the South. Apart from Betws and Llanelian there are also hamlets at Dawn and Dolwen.

The area is today part of  Conwy Borough District Council.

The writer Thomas Gwynn Jones, (or T. Gwynn Jones) was born in Betws, and spent his youth in Llanelian.

  

Click on the above map to see a larger map of Betws and Llanelian.