Sutton, New South Wales

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New South Wales
Oakhill, near Sutton, New South Wales.jpg
Oak Hill, southwest of Sutton on Majura Lane
Sutton is located in New South Wales
Coordinates 35°09′00″S 149°15′00″E / 35.15000°S 149.25000°E / -35.15000; 149.25000Coordinates: 35°09′00″S 149°15′00″E / 35.15000°S 149.25000°E / -35.15000; 149.25000
Population 220 (2006)[1]
Postcode(s) 2620
LGA(s) Yass Valley Council
County Murray
State electorate(s) Monaro

Sutton, meaning 'South Settlement' in Saxon, is a small village in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia in Yass Valley Shire. It is situated on the west bank of the Yass River, about 17 kilometres south of Gundaroo, near the Federal Highway, not far from Canberra. It has a population of about 220 and has a primary school, a general store, an estate agent, a rural supply store and a butcher. Sutton has its own volunteer Bush Fire Brigade located in the village.

Sutton's surrounding area is about 50 kilometres across[citation needed] and is bordered by the Australian Capital Territory, Wamboin and Gundaroo. Sutton Park, NSW is about 5 minutes from Sutton. It has a population of around 180 people.


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Sutton (L) (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 17 Nov 2009. 
  2. ^ "As The Cocky Flies". Geoscience Australia. 24 Aug 2007. Retrieved 17 Nov 2009.