Hanwood, New South Wales

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Hanwood
New South Wales
HanwoodPostOffice2.JPG
Post office
Hanwood is located in New South Wales
Hanwood
Hanwood
Coordinates 34°20′0″S 146°02′0″E / 34.33333°S 146.03333°E / -34.33333; 146.03333Coordinates: 34°20′0″S 146°02′0″E / 34.33333°S 146.03333°E / -34.33333; 146.03333
Population 1,490 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2680
Location 5 km (3 mi) from Griffith
LGA(s) City of Griffith
County Cooper
State electorate(s) Murray
Federal Division(s) Riverina

Hanwood is a town in the central Riverina region of New South Wales, Australia. The town is located 5 kilometres south of Griffith, New South Wales and is in the City of Griffith local government area. At the 2011 census, Hanwood had a population of 1,490.[1]

Hanwood Post Office opened on 1 January 1921.[2]

Hanwood is known for its wineries, in particular the McWilliam's winery established in 1913. In 1973 the Big Wine Barrel was completed, forming the cellar door tasting rooms. They have a wide array of wines, bottles and memorabilia displayed in the 17m long museum.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Hanwood (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 30 March 2015. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2009-06-11 
  3. ^ McWilliam's Wines - Official website - Our Vineyards. Retrieved 18 January 2007.