Ralfes Creek

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Ralfes Creek
Sheepstation Creek, Ralfes Rivulet[1]
Perennial stream
Country Australia
State New South Wales
Regions NSW North Coast (IBRA), Mid North Coast
Local government area Port Macquarie-Hastings
Part of Hastings River catchment
Source Great Dividing Range
 - location Doyles River State Forest
 - elevation 869 m (2,851 ft)
Mouth confluence with the Hastings River
 - location near Ellenborough
 - elevation 115 m (377 ft)
Length 28 km (17 mi)

The Ralfes Creek, a perennial stream[1] that is part of the Hastings River catchment, is located in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features[edit]

Ralfes Creek rises within the Great Dividing Range, about 1.2 kilometres (0.75 mi) northeast of the Oxley Trigonometrical Station, within the Doyles River State Forest. The river flows generally southeast, northeast, southeast, and then north northeast before reaching its confluence with the Hastings River[1] west of the locality of Ellenborough. The river descends 754 metres (2,474 ft) over its 28 kilometres (17 mi) course.[2]

The Oxley Highway transverses the river near its confluence with the Hastings River.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d "Ralfes Creek". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 6 October 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Map of Ralfes Creek, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 6 October 2013. 

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Coordinates: 31°15′S 152°50′E / 31.250°S 152.833°E / -31.250; 152.833