Omagh is located in County Tyrone and is a typical county town situated at the confluence of the Camowen and Drumragh Rivers. The town is believed to date back to the first century when an abbey was formed in the area, making it one of the oldest towns in the country. Tourist attractions include the Ulster American Folk Park, which is now an open-air museum that traces the journeys of famous Irish to America during the 19th century. Gortin Glens Forest Park is a popular attraction as well, offering a deer enclosure as well as lakes and waterfalls.
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Omagh is an Irish town that is located within the area of County Tyrone. This county town is located at the point where the River Camowen and the River Drumragh meet.
The town of Omagh is largest town within the County Tyrone and it has a population of about twenty two thousand. The area that is covered by the district council of Omagh has a population of about thirty thousand. The town of Omagh is home to the headquarters of the district council of Omagh and also the library board and western education.
The town of Omagh is twinned with the French area of L'Hay-les-Roses. Omagh was established as a town in 1610 and this was about one hundred and fifty years after the area was first established. During the 1641 rebellion fugitives that came from the area to the east of Tyrone used this area. During the battle of the Boyne in 1689 James the second arrive in Omagh on his way to Derry and due to this people that supported William the third burnt the town. During 1768 the town of Omagh replaced Dungannon as the county town of Tyrone. During 1852 Omagh established a railway link with Derry.
Snow is very common within the town on Omagh especially during the winter months. The summer months within the town tend to be warm and the winter months tend to be cold but sometimes mild. There is a pretty constant rainfall during the year. Omagh is an inland area and this allows it to have a slightly warmer climates. During the summer months the average temperature is between seventeen and nineteen degrees centigrade.
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