Woolomin, New South Wales

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Woolomin
New South Wales
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The main street
Woolomin is located in New South Wales
Woolomin
Woolomin
Coordinates 31°18′S 151°09′E / 31.300°S 151.150°E / -31.300; 151.150Coordinates: 31°18′S 151°09′E / 31.300°S 151.150°E / -31.300; 151.150
Population 469 (2006)[1]
Postcode(s) 2340
Location 20 km (12 mi) N of Nundle
LGA(s) Tamworth Regional Council
State electorate(s) Tamworth
Federal Division(s) New England

Woolomin is a small settlement on the bank of the Peel River, about 20 km north of Nundle, New South Wales, Australia and about 40 km south east of the city of Tamworth. It is on the Fossickers Way near Chaffey Dam. At the 2006 census, Woolomin had a population of 469.[1]

On 20 November 2000 approximately 50 homes were evacuated as the Peel River burst its banks.[2]

The village has a public school and agriculture is the major industry for the region.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Woolomin (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 8 March 2010. 
  2. ^ World weather news Retrieved 2010-8-28