Vincentia, New South Wales
New South Wales
A boat on Collingwood beach.
|Population||3,290 (2016 census)|
|LGA(s)||City of Shoalhaven|
|State electorate(s)||South Coast|
Vincentia is a town in New South Wales, Australia in the City of Shoalhaven, on the shores of Jervis Bay. It is roughly 25 kilometres (16 mi) southeast of Nowra, and approximately 200 kilometres (120 mi) south of Sydney. At the 2016 census, the population of Vincentia was 3,290.
Vincentia was originally known as "The Old Township" or "South Huskisson". In 1952 it was renamed Vincentia (after St Vincent County, which was named after John Jervis, 1st Earl of St Vincent) by developer Henry Halloran. John Jervis was created Earl of St Vincent as a result of his victory at the battle of Cape St Vincent. Jervis Bay was also named after him.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Vincentia (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 10 July 2017.
- "Shoalhaven Family Local and Cultural History Fair NSW". Retrieved 2014-08-16.
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