Bombo, New South Wales
New South Wales
Panorama of Bombo, on the shorefront of Bombo Beach
|Population||112 (2016 census)|
|Location||119 km (74 mi) from Sydney|
|LGA(s)||Municipality of Kiama|
Bombo is derived from "Thumbon", the name of a renowned headman and warrior born in this district.
Bombo Railway Station was opened in 1887 and was the original Kiama station and the last station on the South Coast Line until 1893 when the tunnel was built to Kiama. It is the closest railway station to the ocean in New South Wales.
Bombo's main waterway is Spring Creek.
Boneyard Falls, an oceanic wave action waterfall, are located on the Bombo Headland.
Bombo has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:
- Illawarra railway: Bombo railway station
- Princes Highway: Bombo Headland Quarry Geological Site
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Bombo". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 12 July 2017.
- "Bombo Postcode, NSW". Retrieved 5 December 2016.
- "Bombo". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 20 June 2009.
- "Bombo Railway Station group". New South Wales State Heritage Register. Office of Environment and Heritage. H01092. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
- "Bombo Headland Quarry Geological Site". New South Wales State Heritage Register. Office of Environment and Heritage. H00177. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
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