Hunter County

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Hunter
New South Wales
Hunter NSW.PNG
Location in New South Wales
Lands administrative divisions around Hunter:
Phillip Brisbane Durham
Phillip Hunter Northumberland
Roxburgh Cook Cumberland

Hunter County was one of the original Nineteen Counties in New South Wales and is now one of the 141 Cadastral divisions of New South Wales. It lies between the Hunter River in the north, and the Colo River in the south, including much of Wollemi National Park. Macdonald River lies to the east.

Hunter County was named in honour of Governor John Hunter (1737-1821).[1]

Parishes within this county[edit]

A full list of parishes found within this county; their current LGA and mapping coordinates to the approximate centre of each location is as follows:

Parish LGA Coordinates
Angorawa City of Hawkesbury 33°18′54″S 150°44′04″E / 33.31500°S 150.73444°E / -33.31500; 150.73444 (Angorawa Parish)
Arndell Muswellbrook Shire 32°21′54″S 150°34′04″E / 32.36500°S 150.56778°E / -32.36500; 150.56778 (Arndell Parish)
Baerami Muswellbrook Shire 32°24′54″S 150°27′04″E / 32.41500°S 150.45111°E / -32.41500; 150.45111 (Baerami Parish)
Blackwater Muswellbrook Shire 32°40′54″S 150°24′04″E / 32.68167°S 150.40111°E / -32.68167; 150.40111 (Blackwater Parish)
Bulga Singleton Council 32°49′54″S 150°49′04″E / 32.83167°S 150.81778°E / -32.83167; 150.81778 (Bulga Parish)
Bureen Muswellbrook Shire 32°28′54″S 150°39′04″E / 32.48167°S 150.65111°E / -32.48167; 150.65111 (Bureen Parish)
Capertee City of Lithgow 33°05′54″S 150°23′04″E / 33.09833°S 150.38444°E / -33.09833; 150.38444 (Capertee Parish)
Caroora Muswellbrook Shire 32°33′54″S 150°25′04″E / 32.56500°S 150.41778°E / -32.56500; 150.41778 (Caroora Parish)
Colo City of Hawkesbury 33°23′24″S 150°47′04″E / 33.39000°S 150.78444°E / -33.39000; 150.78444 (Colo Parish)
Cook City of Hawkesbury 33°15′54″S 150°35′04″E / 33.26500°S 150.58444°E / -33.26500; 150.58444 (Cook Parish)
Coonbaralba Singleton Council 32°36′54″S 150°53′04″E / 32.61500°S 150.88444°E / -32.61500; 150.88444 (Coonbaralba Parish)
Coorongooba City of Lithgow 32°57′54″S 150°18′04″E / 32.96500°S 150.30111°E / -32.96500; 150.30111 (Coorongooba Parish)
Coricudgy Muswellbrook Shire 32°52′54″S 150°25′04″E / 32.88167°S 150.41778°E / -32.88167; 150.41778 (Coricudgy Parish)
Doyle Singleton Council 32°35′54″S 150°48′04″E / 32.59833°S 150.80111°E / -32.59833; 150.80111 (Doyle Parish)
Glen Alice City of Lithgow 33°03′54″S 150°15′04″E / 33.06500°S 150.25111°E / -33.06500; 150.25111 (Glen Alice Parish)
Grono City of Hawkesbury 33°18′54″S 150°49′04″E / 33.31500°S 150.81778°E / -33.31500; 150.81778 (Grono Parish)
Gullongulong Singleton Council 32°53′54″S 150°41′04″E / 32.89833°S 150.68444°E / -32.89833; 150.68444 (Gullongulong Parish)
Gungalwa Muswellbrook Shire 32°32′54″S 150°39′04″E / 32.54833°S 150.65111°E / -32.54833; 150.65111 (Gungalwa Parish)
Hawkesbury City of Hawkesbury 33°24′24″S 150°52′04″E / 33.40667°S 150.86778°E / -33.40667; 150.86778 (Hawkesbury Parish)
Hungerford Muswellbrook Shire 32°36′54″S 150°32′04″E / 32.61500°S 150.53444°E / -32.61500; 150.53444 (Hungerford Parish)
Hunter Muswellbrook Shire 32°28′54″S 150°45′04″E / 32.48167°S 150.75111°E / -32.48167; 150.75111 (Hunter Parish)
Innes City of Lithgow 33°04′54″S 150°29′04″E / 33.08167°S 150.48444°E / -33.08167; 150.48444 (Innes Parish)
Ivory City of Hawkesbury 33°09′54″S 150°45′04″E / 33.16500°S 150.75111°E / -33.16500; 150.75111 (Ivory Parish)
Jamison City of Lithgow 32°59′54″S 150°22′04″E / 32.99833°S 150.36778°E / -32.99833; 150.36778 (Jamison Parish)
Kekeelbon Singleton Council 32°48′54″S 150°32′04″E / 32.81500°S 150.53444°E / -32.81500; 150.53444 (Kekeelbon Parish)
Kindarun Singleton Council 32°49′54″S 150°42′04″E / 32.83167°S 150.70111°E / -32.83167; 150.70111 (Kindarun Parish)
Lemington Singleton Council 32°32′54″S 151°00′04″E / 32.54833°S 151.00111°E / -32.54833; 151.00111 (Lemington Parish)
Macdonald City of Hawkesbury 33°17′54″S 150°56′04″E / 33.29833°S 150.93444°E / -33.29833; 150.93444 (Macdonald Parish)
Martindale Muswellbrook Shire 32°34′54″S 150°44′04″E / 32.58167°S 150.73444°E / -32.58167; 150.73444 (Martindale Parish)
McLean Singleton Council 32°58′54″S 150°24′04″E / 32.98167°S 150.40111°E / -32.98167; 150.40111 (Mclean Parish)
Medhurst Singleton Council 32°45′54″S 150°37′04″E / 32.76500°S 150.61778°E / -32.76500; 150.61778 (Medhurst Parish)
Mediwah Muswellbrook Shire 32°27′54″S 150°32′04″E / 32.46500°S 150.53444°E / -32.46500; 150.53444 (Mediwah Parish)
Mellong City of Hawkesbury 33°15′54″S 150°44′04″E / 33.26500°S 150.73444°E / -33.26500; 150.73444 (Mellong Parish)
Mirrie Muswellbrook Shire 32°36′54″S 150°24′04″E / 32.61500°S 150.40111°E / -32.61500; 150.40111 (Mirrie Parish)
Monundilla Muswellbrook Shire 32°42′54″S 150°31′04″E / 32.71500°S 150.51778°E / -32.71500; 150.51778 (Monundilla Parish)
Myrtle Singleton Council 32°50′54″S 150°36′04″E / 32.84833°S 150.60111°E / -32.84833; 150.60111 (Myrtle Parish)
Nullo Muswellbrook Shire 32°45′54″S 150°24′04″E / 32.76500°S 150.40111°E / -32.76500; 150.40111 (Nullo Parish)
Palomorang Singleton Council 32°45′54″S 150°43′04″E / 32.76500°S 150.71778°E / -32.76500; 150.71778 (Palomorang Parish)
Parnell Singleton Council 32°41′54″S 150°54′04″E / 32.69833°S 150.90111°E / -32.69833; 150.90111 (Parnell Parish)
Parr City of Hawkesbury 33°20′24″S 150°38′04″E / 33.34000°S 150.63444°E / -33.34000; 150.63444 (Parr Parish)
Parry Singleton Council 32°59′54″S 150°30′04″E / 32.99833°S 150.50111°E / -32.99833; 150.50111 (Parry Parish)
Phillip Singleton Council 32°45′54″S 150°29′04″E / 32.76500°S 150.48444°E / -32.76500; 150.48444 (Phillip Parish)
Piribil Singleton Council 32°31′54″S 150°50′04″E / 32.53167°S 150.83444°E / -32.53167; 150.83444 (Piribil Parish)
Poppong Singleton Council 32°44′54″S 150°51′04″E / 32.74833°S 150.85111°E / -32.74833; 150.85111 (Poppong Parish)
Putty Singleton Council 32°58′54″S 150°45′04″E / 32.98167°S 150.75111°E / -32.98167; 150.75111 (Putty Parish)
Six Brothers City of Hawkesbury 33°11′54″S 150°37′04″E / 33.19833°S 150.61778°E / -33.19833; 150.61778 (Six Brothers Parish)
Sturt Singleton Council 32°52′54″S 150°30′04″E / 32.88167°S 150.50111°E / -32.88167; 150.50111 (Sturt Parish)
Tollagong Singleton Council 32°55′54″S 150°37′04″E / 32.93167°S 150.61778°E / -32.93167; 150.61778 (Tollagong Parish)
Tomalpin Muswellbrook Shire 32°32′54″S 150°33′04″E / 32.54833°S 150.55111°E / -32.54833; 150.55111 (Tomalpin Parish)
Tonga Singleton Council 32°40′54″S 150°45′04″E / 32.68167°S 150.75111°E / -32.68167; 150.75111 (Tonga Parish)
Tupa Singleton Council 33°00′54″S 150°37′04″E / 33.01500°S 150.61778°E / -33.01500; 150.61778 (Tupa Parish)
Wambo Singleton Council 32°31′54″S 150°55′04″E / 32.53167°S 150.91778°E / -32.53167; 150.91778 (Wambo Parish)
Wareng Singleton Council 32°50′54″S 150°47′04″E / 32.84833°S 150.78444°E / -32.84833; 150.78444 (Wareng Parish)
Weeney City of Hawkesbury 33°03′54″S 150°46′04″E / 33.06500°S 150.76778°E / -33.06500; 150.76778 (Weeney Parish)
White Muswellbrook Shire 32°39′54″S 150°38′04″E / 32.66500°S 150.63444°E / -32.66500; 150.63444 (White Parish)
Whybrow Singleton Council 32°37′54″S 151°00′04″E / 32.63167°S 151.00111°E / -32.63167; 151.00111 (Whybrow Parish)
Wilpen Muswellbrook Shire 32°28′54″S 150°26′04″E / 32.48167°S 150.43444°E / -32.48167; 150.43444 (Wilpen Parish)
Windsor City of Hawkesbury 33°10′54″S 150°49′04″E / 33.18167°S 150.81778°E / -33.18167; 150.81778 (Windsor Parish)
Wirraba City of Hawkesbury 33°06′54″S 150°33′04″E / 33.11500°S 150.55111°E / -33.11500; 150.55111 (Wirraba Parish)
Wolgan City of Lithgow 33°09′54″S 150°30′04″E / 33.16500°S 150.50111°E / -33.16500; 150.50111 (Wolgan Parish)
Wollemi City of Hawkesbury 33°06′54″S 150°39′04″E / 33.11500°S 150.65111°E / -33.11500; 150.65111 (Wollemi Parish)
Womerah City of Hawkesbury 33°14′54″S 150°53′04″E / 33.24833°S 150.88444°E / -33.24833; 150.88444 (Womerah Parish)
Wonga City of Hawkesbury 33°22′24″S 150°54′04″E / 33.37333°S 150.90111°E / -33.37333; 150.90111 (Wonga Parish)
Yengo City of Hawkesbury 33°02′54″S 150°49′04″E / 33.04833°S 150.81778°E / -33.04833; 150.81778 (Yengo Parish)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hunter County". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales.