Golden Highway

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Golden Highway
New South Wales
General information
Type Highway
Length 314 km (195 mi)
Route number(s) B84
route number
State Route 84 (?? - 2013)
Major junctions
East end
West end
Major settlements

The Golden Highway is a highway in New South Wales, Australia.

Designated as route B84, it runs eastwards from Dubbo towards Newcastle on the coast and enables road transport to avoid travelling over the Blue Mountains to Sydney.

The Golden Highway runs through Dunedoo, Merriwa, Sandy Hollow, Denman, Jerrys Plains and Mount Thorley, joining the New England Highway at Belford, south of Singleton.

The Bylong Valley Way turns off the Golden Highway 1 km east of Sandy Hollow.

Direction sign at end of Bylong Valley Way
Bylong Turnoff

The Golden Highway uses around 2 km of The Putty Road east of the Mount Thorley industrial estate near Singleton, then turns east onto Mitchell's Line of Road while the Putty Road continues to Singleton.

The Golden Highway - Easy Driving for Caravans - East to West; West to East. The Golden Highway provides a fairly low crossing of the Great Dividing Range.[1] Also taking you through the Hunter Region[2] and to the golden west New South Wales.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Golden Highway Home Page, Craigmhor Enterprises. Retrieved on 7 March 2008.
  2. ^ Upper Hunter Country, Retrieved on 7 March 2008.
  3. ^ Heart of Country, NSW, Accommodation, Tours, Events and Hire, Visit Retrieved on 7 March 2008.