Yanderra, New South Wales

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Yanderra
New South Wales
Yanderra is located in New South Wales
Yanderra
Yanderra
Coordinates 34°19′S 150°34′E / 34.317°S 150.567°E / -34.317; 150.567Coordinates: 34°19′S 150°34′E / 34.317°S 150.567°E / -34.317; 150.567
Population 561 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2574
LGA(s) Wollondilly Shire Council
Federal Division(s) Hume

Yanderra is a small village situated on the border of the Southern Highlands and Macarthur Region of New South Wales, Australia. Yanderra is located between Bargo and Southern Highlands' Yerrinbool, and is located next to the Hume Highway. At the 2006 census, Yanderra had a population of 561.[1] The name Yanderra comes from an Aboriginal word for turpentine tree.[2]

A railway station was located at Yanderra on the Main South railway line between 1924 and 1975. The station has now been demolished and no trace remains.

Yanderra is known[by whom?] for Saturdays being spent watching the races and backing quinellas.

Organisations[edit]

The Yanderra Rural Fire Brigade provides fire protection to its jurisdiction of the township of Yanderra.[3]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Yanderra (L) (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 10 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "Yanderra". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 11 August 2013. 
  3. ^ NSWRFS boundary map
Preceding station   NSW Main lines   Following station
towards Albury
Main Southern Line
towards Sydney