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The bridge over the River Bann at Toome
(built 2004)
Toome is located in Northern Ireland
Population 722 (2001 Census)
Irish grid reference H9990
Country Northern Ireland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ANTRIM
Postcode district BT41
Dialling code 028
EU Parliament Northern Ireland
UK Parliament
  • South Antrim
NI Assembly
  • South Antrim
List of places
Northern Ireland

Toome (or Toomebridge) is a village in Northern Ireland, in the United Kingdom. It is 7 miles (11 km) from Magherafelt and 11 miles (18 km) from Antrim. It is close to the River Bann.

Population facts

On 29 April 2001 the United Kingdom government had a census and saw that there were 722 people living in Toome. They also saw that:

  • 27.2% of the people were under 16 years old and 10.9% were over 60 years old
  • 48.8% of the people were male and 51.3% were female
  • 96.3% of the people were from a Roman Catholic background and 2.9% were from a Protestant background
  • 6.2% of people aged 16–74 had no job.

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