Tynemouth () is a large town and former county borough in England, at the River Tyne’s mouth. A historic part of Northumberland, it is administratively a part of North Tyneside borough in Tyne and Wear county.
Until 1974, the town was a county borough, including North Shields. It is 8 mi (13 km) east-northeast of Newcastle upon Tyne with a population of 17,056 in 2001. The Tynemouth ward population in North Tyneside was 10,472 at the 2011 Census.