Wolumla, New South Wales

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New South Wales
Wolumla is located in New South Wales
Coordinates 36°50′00″S 149°48′30″E / 36.83333°S 149.80833°E / -36.83333; 149.80833Coordinates: 36°50′00″S 149°48′30″E / 36.83333°S 149.80833°E / -36.83333; 149.80833
Population 380 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2550
LGA(s) Bega Valley Shire
State electorate(s) Bega
Federal Division(s) Eden-Monaro

Wolumla is an historical locality in New South Wales, Australia and is between Bega and Merimbula. Wolumla is a small rural village located off the Princes Highway to the south of Bega. Wolumla is located on rolling hills on the coastal hinterland near the headwaters of Frogs Hollow Creek and has been predominantly cleared for beef, dairy and sheep grazing. At the 2006 census, Wolumla had a population of 380.[1]

The township receives a small holiday population during peak holiday periods. The township consists of predominantly low density urban housing with a small commercial area located on the main street including a hotel and general store.

Wolumla is the home town of Australian rugby league international representative footballer, Matt McCoy.

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Wolumla (L) (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 27 February 2010.