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Aghagogan is a townland in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. It is situated in the historic barony of Omagh East and the civil parish of Termonmaguirk and covers an area of 949 acres.

The name derives from the Irish: Achadh Ogáin (Hogan's field), Achadh Ui Ógáin (O'Hogan's field) or Achadh goigin (field where giddy-headed people congregate).

Barry McElduff, Sinn Féin MLA, is from Aghagogan and is an advocate for increased use of townland names in Northern Ireland.

The population of the townland declined during the 19th century:

Year 1841 1851 1861 1871 1881 1891
Population 372 299 271 223 229 159
Houses 67 57 50 49 41 39

The townland contains two Scheduled Historic Monuments: a wedge tomb (grid ref: H6391 7360) and a standing stone (grid ref: H6398 7351).

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