Terranora, New South Wales

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Terranora is a town located on the northern boundary of New South Wales, Australia. At the 2011 census, Terranora had a population of 2,796 people.[1]

The town is part of the Tweed Shire local Government area. Its postcode is 2486. Two schools are located there - Terranora Public School and the senior campus of Lindisfarne Anglican Grammar School.

Well known children's author, Hesba Fay Brinsmead, made her home in Terranora from 1976 until the early 2000s (she died in nearby Murwillumbah).


In the 2011 Census the population of Terranora is 2,796, 49.8% female and 50.2% male.

The median/average age of the Terranora population is 40 years of age, 3 years above the Australian average.

84.3% of people living in Terranora were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 4.4%, New Zealand 1.8%, South Africa 0.5%, Germany 0.4%, Netherlands 0.4%.

93.7% of people speak English as their first language 0.3% Punjabi, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% German, 0.3% Japanese, 0.3% Italian.

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Terranora (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 17 January 2010. 

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Coordinates: 28°12′S 153°33′E / 28.200°S 153.550°E / -28.200; 153.550