Rydal, New South Wales

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New South Wales
Rydal is located in New South Wales
Coordinates 33°29′34″S 150°02′13″E / 33.49278°S 150.03694°E / -33.49278; 150.03694Coordinates: 33°29′34″S 150°02′13″E / 33.49278°S 150.03694°E / -33.49278; 150.03694
Population 609 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2790
Elevation 957 m (3,140 ft)
LGA(s) City of Lithgow
State electorate(s) Bathurst
Federal Division(s) Calare

Rydal is a small village in New South Wales, Australia .[2]

Rydal is located about 154 kilometres (96 mi) west of the state capital, Sydney and 22 kilometres (14 mi) south-west from the town of Lithgow. The Main Western Railway line passes through Rydal and Rydal station is serviced by the Dubbo XPT service. There is a hotel/pub, also serving meals and coffees, but no other shops. Accommodation is also available at some bed and breakfast establishments.

At the 2006 census, Rydal had a population of 609, but only about 70 people live in the village.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Rydal (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2007-11-20. 
  2. ^ Rydal Village Association Inc. web site: http://www.rydal.com.au/