Nymboida, New South Wales

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Nymboida
New South Wales
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The Coaching Station Inn
Nymboida is located in New South Wales
Nymboida
Nymboida
Coordinates 29°56′S 152°53′E / 29.933°S 152.883°E / -29.933; 152.883Coordinates: 29°56′S 152°53′E / 29.933°S 152.883°E / -29.933; 152.883
Population 427 (2006)[1]
Postcode(s) 2460
Elevation 195 m (640 ft)
Location 44 km (27 mi) from Grafton
LGA(s) Clarence Valley
County Fitzroy
State electorate(s) Clarence
Federal Division(s) Page

Nymboida is a rural village in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, Australia. It is about 21 kilometres south-west of Coutts Crossing, 44 kilometres south-west of Grafton and approximately 687 km north of Sydney. Nymboida is close to the challenging and popular white water rafting waters of the Nymboida River along the ArmidaleGrafton Road. The village is in the Clarence Valley Council local government area.

In the 2006 Census there were 427 persons usually resident in the Nymboida area: 52.9% were males and 47.1% were females. Of these residents 2.6% were Indigenous persons. [1]

Nymboida was established as a service stop for Cobb and Co stagecoaches, bullock teams, timber cutters, graziers and other pioneers who stopped here on the wool road from Armidale to Grafton. Nymboida now has an inn, general store, police station and a primary school that has 19 pupils enrolled.[2] Agriculture and tourism are the main sources of income in the region.

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  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Nymboida". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2011-06-29. 
  2. ^ "School Locator". New South Wales Department of Education. Retrieved 2011-07-06. 

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