Yelgun, New South Wales

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New South Wales
Yelgun is located in New South Wales
Location in New South Wales
Coordinates 28°28′48″S 153°29′54″E / 28.48000°S 153.49833°E / -28.48000; 153.49833Coordinates: 28°28′48″S 153°29′54″E / 28.48000°S 153.49833°E / -28.48000; 153.49833
Postcode(s) 2483
Location 25 km (16 mi) from Byron Bay
LGA(s) Byron Shire
State electorate(s) Ballina[1]
Federal Division(s) Richmond

Yelgun is a small picturesque valley in Byron Shire, Northern New South Wales, Australia.

Farmers grow bananas, mangoes, passion fruit and papaya. Although in the past there were several dairy farms and the farming of beans, zucchinis. The valley is dominated by a prominent hill referred to as Chinamans Hill after a Chinese man who lived there until his death around the 1950s.


  1. ^ "NSW Electoral District - Ballina". Electoral Commission NSW. Retrieved 10 April 2015.