Wynyard, Sydney

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Wynyard
SydneyNew South Wales
Wynyard Station entrance1.JPG
Wynyard is located in Sydney
Wynyard
Wynyard
Coordinates 33°51′56″S 151°12′20″E / 33.865648°S 151.205514°E / -33.865648; 151.205514Coordinates: 33°51′56″S 151°12′20″E / 33.865648°S 151.205514°E / -33.865648; 151.205514
Postcode(s) 2000
LGA(s) City of Sydney
State electorate(s) Sydney
Federal Division(s) Sydney
Suburbs around Wynyard:
Millers Point The Rocks Circular Quay
Barangaroo Wynyard Sydney CBD
Barangaroo Sydney CBD Sydney CBD

Wynyard (/ˈwɪnjərd/) is an urban locality adjacent to Wynyard railway station in the Sydney central business district of New South Wales, Australia. Wynyard is part of the local government area of the City of Sydney. The postcode is 2000. Wynyard Park is a prominent landmark in this area.

Wynard was named in honour of Major-General Edward Buckley Wynyard, a former British Army officer who, in September 1847, was put in command of the troops in New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land and New Zealand.[1][2]

Wynyard railway station is located underground and is a major Sydney Trains railway station, serviced by six lines. It is also a major bus terminal, serving as the CBD terminus for many routes from the Northern Beaches and North Shore.

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  1. ^ "Wynyard, Edward Buckley (1788–1864)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. Canberra: Australian National University. Retrieved 18 February 2012. 
  2. ^ Reed, A. W. (1972). Place names of Australia. Frenchs Forest: Reed Books. p. 232.