Falmouth is a town, civil parish and port on the River Fal on the south coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It has a total resident population of 26,767. With its Georgian town houses converted into guest houses and small hotels, often overlooking one of the beaches, Falmouth has proven a popular holiday destination and it is now primarily a tourist resort.
Falmouth Town Council was formed in 1974 from the historic Falmouth Borough Council. Falmouth received its Order of Charter in 1661. It is currently comprised of sixteen Councillors (four represent the Boslowick Ward, three each for the Arwenack, Penwerris, Smithick and Trescobeas). Each of whom serve a four year term of office. More >>