Bodmin (Cornish: Bosvena) is a civil parish and historic town in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is situated south-west of Bodmin Moor.
The extent of the civil parish corresponds fairly closely to that of the town thus is mostly urban in character. It is bordered to the east by Cardinham parish, to the southeast by Lanhydrock parish, to the southwest and west by Lanivet parish, and to the north by Helland parish.
Bodmin had a population of 14,736 as of the 2011 Census. It was formerly the county town of Cornwall until the Crown Courts moved to Truro which is moreover the administrative centre (before 1835 the county town was Launceston). Bodmin was in the administrative North Cornwall District until local giving out reorganisation in 2009 abolished the District (see after that Cornwall Council). The town is ration of the North Cornwall parliamentary constituency, which is represented by Scott Mann MP.
Bodmin Town Council is made stirring of sixteen councillors who are elected to assistance a term of four years. Each year, the Council elects one of its number as Mayor to encourage as the town’s civic leader and to seat council meetings.