Back Forest, New South Wales

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Back Forest
New South Wales
Broughton Creek at Back Forest.jpg
Broughton Creek at Back Forest
Back Forest is located in New South Wales
Back Forest
Back Forest
Location in New South Wales
Coordinates34°50′57″S 150°41′02″E / 34.84917°S 150.68389°E / -34.84917; 150.68389Coordinates: 34°50′57″S 150°41′02″E / 34.84917°S 150.68389°E / -34.84917; 150.68389
Population84 (2016 census)[1]
  • 160 km (99 mi) S of Sydney
  • 12 km (7 mi) NE of Nowra
LGA(s)City of Shoalhaven
RegionSouth Coast
State electorate(s)Kiama
Federal Division(s)Gilmore
Localities around Back Forest:
Jaspers Brush Far Meadow Far Meadow
Bolong Back Forest Coolangatta
Numbaa Numbaa Coolangatta

Back Forest is a locality in the City of Shoalhaven in New South Wales, Australia.[2][3] It lies to the north of the Shoalhaven River and to the east of Broughton Creek. It is northeast of Nowra. At the 2016 census, it had a population of 84.[1]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Back Forest". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 10 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Back Forest". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 10 October 2019.
  3. ^ "Back Forest". OpenStreetMap. Retrieved 10 October 2019.