Leycester Creek

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Leycester Creek
Hanging Rock Creek, Terania Creek[1]
Perennial stream
Country Australia
State New South Wales
Regions South East Queensland (IBRA), Northern Rivers
Local government area Richmond Valley
Part of Richmond River catchment
 - left Terania Creek
 - right Back Creek, Jeffries Creek (New South Wales)
Source Tweed Range
 - location near Green Pigeon Mountain, Nimbin
 - elevation 388 m (1,273 ft)
Mouth confluence with the Wilsons River
 - location Lismore
 - elevation 3 m (10 ft)
Length 69 km (43 mi)

The Leycester Creek, a perennial stream of the Richmond River catchment, is located in Northern Rivers region in the state of New South Wales, Australia.

Location and features[edit]

Leycester Creek rises below Lofts Pinnacle on the southern extremity of Tweed Range about 4.5 kilometres (2.8 mi) east by north of Green Pigeon Mountain, in remote country, north northwest of Nimbin. The river flows generally south and then east, joined by three tributaries including Back Creek, before reaching its confluence with the Wilsons River at the town of Lismore. The river descends 386 metres (1,266 ft) over its 69 kilometres (43 mi) course.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Leycester Creek". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 2 October 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Map of Leycester Creek, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 2 October 2013. 

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Coordinates: 28°47′S 153°14′E / 28.783°S 153.233°E / -28.783; 153.233