Glenreagh

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Glenreagh
New South Wales
Glenreagh is located in New South Wales
Glenreagh
Glenreagh
Coordinates 30°03′S 152°59′E / 30.050°S 152.983°E / -30.050; 152.983Coordinates: 30°03′S 152°59′E / 30.050°S 152.983°E / -30.050; 152.983
Population 422 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2450
LGA(s) Clarence Valley
State electorate(s) Clarence
Federal Division(s) Page

Glenreagh is a small town in the Clarence Valley in the Northern Rivers region of north-eastern New South Wales, Australia. At the 2006 census, Glenreagh had a population of 422 people.[1]

It is on the North Coast railway line, completed to Glenreagh in 1915. A picturesque branch was opened from Glenreagh to Dorrigo in 1924, but was difficult to maintain due to the steep terrain and high rainfall and it was closed in 1972 after a washaway. The Glenreagh to Ulong section is proposed for reopening as a heritage tourist railway by the Glenreagh Mountain Railway.

School[edit]

Glenreagh Public School was established in 1887.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Glenreagh (L) (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 27 September 2009. 
Preceding station   NSW Main lines   Following station
towards Border Loop
North Coast Line
towards Maitland