Cullerin

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Cullerin
New South Wales
Cullerin Range Wind Farm from Cullerin.jpg
Cullerin Range Wind Farm from Cullerin
Cullerin is located in New South Wales
Cullerin
Cullerin
Coordinates 34°46′41″S 149°21′29″E / 34.77806°S 149.35806°E / -34.77806; 149.35806Coordinates: 34°46′41″S 149°21′29″E / 34.77806°S 149.35806°E / -34.77806; 149.35806
Population 38 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2581
Location
LGA(s) Upper Lachlan Shire
County King
Parish Cullarin
State electorate(s) Goulburn
Federal Division(s) Hume
Localities around Cullerin:
Merrill Gurrundah Gurrundah
Gunning Cullerin Breadalbane
Bellmount Forest Lerida Collector

Cullerin is a small township in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia.[2] It is on the Old Hume Highway and Main South railway line in Upper Lachlan Shire. The railway station opened in 1880 and closed in 1973.[3] At the 2016 census, it had a population of 38.[1]

Transport[edit]

Highest point of Sydney-Melbourne railway at Cullerin

Cullerin is at the summit of a 15 km (9.3 mi) stretch of ruling grade of the Main Southern Rail line. It lies a few kilometres west of the Great Dividing Range. The Lachlan River and other rivers to the west flow inland, while the Wollondilly River and other rivers to the east flow to the Pacific.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Cullerin (state suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 6 July 2017.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Cullerin". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 31 July 2017. 
  3. ^ "Cullerin railway station". www.nswrail.net. Retrieved 2008-04-08.