Lowanna, New South Wales

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Lowanna
New South Wales
Lowanna is located in New South Wales
Lowanna
Lowanna
Coordinates 30°13′S 152°54′E / 30.217°S 152.900°E / -30.217; 152.900Coordinates: 30°13′S 152°54′E / 30.217°S 152.900°E / -30.217; 152.900
Population 335 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2450
Elevation 485 m (1,591 ft)
Location 562 km (349 mi) from Sydney
LGA(s) City of Coffs Harbour
County Fitzroy
Parish Gundar
State electorate(s) Coffs Harbour
Federal Division(s) Cowper
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
22.0 °C
72 °F
8.5 °C
47 °F
1,693.3 mm
66.7 in

Lowanna is a village (pop 335) in the Coffs Harbour hinterland, officially a suburb of the City of Coffs Harbour. It has a community hall and a primary school. The name Lowanna is an Aboriginal language word meaning "girl".[2] Lowanna had a station on the now-closed Dorrigo railway line.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Lowanna (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 26 October 2009. 
  2. ^ "Lowanna". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales.