Bolong, New South Wales

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New South Wales
House in Bolong.jpg
Bolong is located in New South Wales
Location in New South Wales
Coordinates34°50′57″S 150°40′02″E / 34.84917°S 150.66722°E / -34.84917; 150.66722Coordinates: 34°50′57″S 150°40′02″E / 34.84917°S 150.66722°E / -34.84917; 150.66722
Population104 (2016 census)[1]
  • 170 km (106 mi) S of Sydney
  • 10 km (6 mi) NE of Nowra
LGA(s)City of Shoalhaven
RegionSouth Coast
State electorate(s)Kiama
Federal Division(s)Gilmore
Localities around Bolong:
Meroo Meadow Jaspers Brush Back Forest
Bomaderry Bolong Back Forest
Nowra Numbaa Back Forest

Bolong 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 west of Broughton Creek. It is northeast of Nowra. At the 2016 census, it had a population of 104.[1]

Bolong had a public school from November 1861 to December 1963, although it was called Boolong Public School until around 1900.[4]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Bolong". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 10 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Bolong". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 10 October 2019.
  3. ^ "Bolong". OpenStreetMap. Retrieved 10 October 2019.
  4. ^ "Bolong in the School history database search". New South Wales Department of Education. Retrieved 10 October 2019.