Backwood is in the Electoral Division of Clonygowan, in Civil Parish of Ballykean, in the Barony of Upper Philipstown, in the County of Offaly

The Irish name for Backwood is Bac-chraobh

Backwood is on Backwood.


It is located at 53° 11' 8" N, 7° 18' 17" W.


Backwood has an area of:

Nationwide, it is the 15089th largest townland that we know about

Within Co. Offaly, it is the 418th largest townland


Backwood borders the following other townlands:


We don't know about any subtownlands in Backwood.

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Backwood was added to OpenStreetMap on 17 Nov 2014 by Teester.