Lyndhurst, New South Wales

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New South Wales
Lyndhurst with Royal Hotel in the background
Lyndhurst is located in New South Wales
Coordinates33°40′S 149°02′E / 33.667°S 149.033°E / -33.667; 149.033Coordinates: 33°40′S 149°02′E / 33.667°S 149.033°E / -33.667; 149.033
Population219 (2011 census)[1]
LGA(s)Blayney Shire
State electorate(s)Bathurst
Federal Division(s)Calare

Lyndhurst is a small village in New South Wales, Australia in Blayney Shire. It is 4 kilometres west of Mandurama or about 269 km west of Sydney and 63 km south-west of Bathurst just off the Mid-Western Highway New South Wales. Once serving as the major centre for basic goods and needs to the nearby Junction Reefs goldfields. At the 2011 census, Lyndhurst had a population of 219 people.[1]

Lyndhurst is in fact most significant for being one of the ten areas (including Albury, Armidale, Bombala, Dalgety, Lake George, Orange, Tooma, Tumut and Yass shortlisted in 1908 as a site for the Australian Capital Territory.[2]

Lyndhurst today[edit]

Lyndhurst General Store

Lyndhurst today boasts the still functioning Royal Hotel, and a combined service station, and general store, it also has a local public school.

Heritage listings[edit]

Lyndhurst has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Lyndhurst (L) (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 3 April 2015. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ BBC Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia UPDATE
  3. ^ "Junction Reefs Dam, Land in the vicinity of". New South Wales State Heritage Register. Office of Environment and Heritage. H00702. Retrieved 18 May 2018.

External links[edit]

Media related to Lyndhurst, New South Wales at Wikimedia Commons