Bowning Creek

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Country Australia
State New South Wales
Regions South Eastern Highlands (IBRA), South West Slopes, Riverina
LGA Yass Valley
Part of Murrumbidgee sub-catchment,
Murray–Darling basin
Town Bowning
Source Great Dividing Range
 - location near Goondah
 - coordinates 34°43′28″S 148°48′22″E / 34.72444°S 148.80611°E / -34.72444; 148.80611
Mouth confluence with Yass River
 - location west of Yass
 - coordinates 34°50′33″S 148°48′8″E / 34.84250°S 148.80222°E / -34.84250; 148.80222Coordinates: 34°50′33″S 148°48′8″E / 34.84250°S 148.80222°E / -34.84250; 148.80222
Length 15 km (9 mi)
Bowning Creek is located in New South Wales
Bowning Creek
Location of the Bowning Creek mouth in New South Wales

The Bowning Creek, a mostly–perennial river[1] that is part of the Murrumbidgee catchment within the Murray–Darling basin, is located in the South West Slopes and Riverina regions of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features[edit]

The Bowning Creek (technically a river[1]) rises north of Bowning, on the south western slopes of the Great Dividing Range, and flows generally south by west before reaching its confluence with the Yass River west of Yass.

The creek is crossed by the Hume Highway south of Bowning.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Bowning Creek". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 8 December 2014.