Sussex Inlet, New South Wales

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Sussex Inlet
New South Wales
Looking over Sussex Inlet to Jervis Bay Territory.jpg
Looking over Sussex Inlet to Jervis Bay Territory
Sussex Inlet is located in New South Wales
Sussex Inlet
Sussex Inlet
Coordinates35°09′S 150°34′E / 35.150°S 150.567°E / -35.150; 150.567Coordinates: 35°09′S 150°34′E / 35.150°S 150.567°E / -35.150; 150.567
Population3,575 (2016 census)[1]
  • 40 km (25 mi) S of Nowra
  • 200 km (124 mi) S of Sydney
LGA(s)City of Shoalhaven
RegionSouth Coast
CountySt Vincent
State electorate(s)South Coast
Federal division(s)Gilmore
Localities around Sussex Inlet:
Tullarwalla St Georges Basin
Mondayong Sussex Inlet Jervis Bay Territory
Swan Lake Swanhaven Tasman Sea

Sussex Inlet is a town in the South Coast region of New South Wales, Australia. The town lies on the west bank of the waterway called Sussex Inlet, which divides New South Wales from the Jervis Bay Territory. The town lies within the City of Shoalhaven.[2][3]

As at the 2016 census, the population of Sussex Inlet was 3,575.[1]


Main street
Jervis Bay Territory map showing Sussex Inlet.

The town of Sussex Inlet is located on the west bank of Sussex Inlet, a narrow inlet connecting Wreck Bay to the waterbody of St Georges Basin. The east bank of Sussex Inlet is the Booderee National Park.

Sussex Inlet is located roughly 150km south of Sydney (203km by road).

Jervis Bay Airport is located about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) east of Sussex Inlet.


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Sussex Inlet (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 10 July 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Sussex Inlet". Geographical Names Board. Retrieved 12 March 2021.
  3. ^ "Sussex Inlet". OpenStreetMap. Retrieved 11 March 2021.

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