Johns River, New South Wales

Johns River is a locality in the Mid-Coast Council of New South Wales.[2][3]

Johns River
New South Wales
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The Pacific Highway, Johns River, New South Wales with South Brother to the right.
Johns River is located in New South Wales
Johns River
Johns River
Coordinates31°43′49″S 152°41′54″E / 31.7303°S 152.6984°E / -31.7303; 152.6984Coordinates: 31°43′49″S 152°41′54″E / 31.7303°S 152.6984°E / -31.7303; 152.6984
Population322 (2016 census)[1]
Location275 km (171 mi) N of Sydney
LGA(s)Mid-Coast Council
State electorate(s)Port Macquarie
Federal Division(s)Lyne

Johns River is approximately 275 km from the state capital, Sydney.[4] At the 2016 census it had a population of 322.[1]


Johns Creek is bounded to the north by Middle Brother National Park and Crowdy Bay National Park to the East. The rural locality of Stewarts River, New South Wales is to the west and the Pacific Ocean to the east. The dominant land features of Johns River include Middle Brother and South Brother hills. Johns Creek is ironically located on Stewarts River which feeds into Watson Taylors Lake.

The Pacific Highway and North Coast railway line both pass through Johns River. The locality has a small village with a pub and service centre servicing passing traffic and there is a small airport.


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Johns River". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 14 November 2018.  
  2. ^ "Johns River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 14 November 2018.  
  3. ^ "Johns River". OpenStreetMap. Retrieved 14 November 2018.
  4. ^ Johns River, Mid-Coast, New South Wales