Majors Creek, New South Wales

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Majors Creek
New South Wales
Majors Creek is located in New South Wales
Majors Creek
Majors Creek
Coordinates 35°34′16″S 149°44′20″E / 35.57111°S 149.73889°E / -35.57111; 149.73889Coordinates: 35°34′16″S 149°44′20″E / 35.57111°S 149.73889°E / -35.57111; 149.73889
Population 249 (2016 census)[1]
Established 1851
Postcode(s) 2622
Location
LGA(s) Queanbeyan–Palerang
State electorate(s) Monaro
Federal Division(s) Eden-Monaro

Majors Creek is a small village in the Southern Tablelands region of New South Wales, Australia. The nearest major town is Braidwood, 16 km (9.9 mi) to the north. At the 2016 census, the population of Majors Creek was 249.[1]

A former gold mining town, the settlement is today associated with the planned Dargues Reef mining project.[2]

The town is also the venue for the biennial Music At The Creek festival.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Majors Creek (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 29 June 2017.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Dargues Reef Environmental Assessment on Display". Braidwood Times. 3 October 2010. 
  3. ^ "Majors Creek, New South Wales: results of zero waste event". BioCycle. JG Press. 2002. 

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