Pheasants Nest, New South Wales

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Pheasants Nest is a small village in the Macarthur Region of New South Wales, Australia, in Wollondilly Shire. It has a north bound and south bound roadhouse on the Hume Highway. At the 2006 census, Pheasants Nest had a population of 656 people.[1]

Pheasants Nest was named after the Lyrebird, local to the Bargo area, which was mistakenly called a pheasant by early explorers.

Organisations[edit]

Pheasants Nest Rural Fire Brigade[edit]

The Pheasants Nest Rural Fire Brigade consists of a two bay tin station. Housed in the station is the brigade's Cat 1 Tanker, code name Pheasants Nest 1 and the brigade's Cat 9 vehicle, code name Pheasants Nest 9.

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Pheasants Nest (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 12 November 2009. 

Coordinates: 34°15′21″S 150°38′08″E / 34.25597°S 150.63560°E / -34.25597; 150.63560