Sutton, New South Wales

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New South Wales
Oakhill, near Sutton, New South Wales.jpg
Oak Hill, southwest of Sutton on Majura Lane
Sutton is located in New South Wales
Coordinates 35°09′00″S 149°15′00″E / 35.15000°S 149.25000°E / -35.15000; 149.25000Coordinates: 35°09′00″S 149°15′00″E / 35.15000°S 149.25000°E / -35.15000; 149.25000
Population 1,660 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2620
LGA(s) Yass Valley Council
County Murray
State electorate(s) Goulburn
Federal Division(s) Eden-Monaro

Sutton, meaning 'South Settlement' in Saxon, is a small village in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia in Yass Valley Shire. It is situated on the west bank of the Yass River, about 17 kilometres south of Gundaroo, near the Federal Highway, not far from Canberra. It had a population of 229 people in the 2011 census, and it has a primary school, a general store, an estate agent, a rural supply store and a baker. Sutton has its own volunteer Bush Fire Brigade located in the village.

At the 2016 census, Sutton "state suburb" (including its surrounding area) had a median age is 44, children aged under 15 years made up 17% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16% of the population. Of the families in Sutton, 51% were couple families with children, 40% were couple families without children and 8% were one-parent families.[1]

Sutton is bordered by the Australian Capital Territory, Wamboin and Gundaroo. Sutton Park is about 5 minutes from the locality of Sutton. It has a population of around 180 people.


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Sutton (NSW) (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 June 2017. 
  2. ^ "As The Cocky Flies". Geoscience Australia. 24 Aug 2007. Retrieved 17 Nov 2009.