Wollun, New South Wales

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Wollun
New South Wales
Wollun 2.JPG
The village of Wollun
Wollun is located in New South Wales
Wollun
Wollun
Coordinates 30°50′S 151°26′E / 30.833°S 151.433°E / -30.833; 151.433Coordinates: 30°50′S 151°26′E / 30.833°S 151.433°E / -30.833; 151.433
Postcode(s) 2354
Elevation 1,111 m (3,645 ft)
Location
LGA(s) Uralla Shire
County Sandon
State electorate(s) Northern Tablelands
Federal Division(s) New England

Wollun is a small rural community about 26 kilometres north-west of Walcha and is included in the Uralla Shire local government area of the Northern Tablelands region of New South Wales, Australia.

St Martin's Church, Wollun

Wollun was linked by rail to Sydney in 1882 as part of the Main North Line and on 20 February 1975 the link closed with access only possible at Uralla or Walcha Road.[1]

Wollun Post Office opened on 16 January 1892 and closed in 1977 (it was known as Wollun Platform between 1897 and 1914).[2]

The settlement currently comprises several houses and a church. The principal local industry is sheep and beef cattle breeding. Every two years some local Merino studs display their sheep at the New England Merino Field Days.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wollun Railway Station". NSWrail.net. Retrieved 2008-05-03. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 2011-05-26. 
  3. ^ "General Information about Wollun". Northern NSW. Retrieved 2008-05-03. 
Preceding station   NSW Main lines   Following station
towards Wallangarra
Main North Line
towards Sydney