Lyndhurst, New South Wales

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 2016 census, Lyndhurst had a population of 267 people.[1]

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
Population267 (2016 census)[1]
LGA(s)Blayney Shire
State electorate(s)Bathurst
Federal division(s)Calare

Lyndhurst was one of the ten areas (including Albury, Armidale, Bombala, Dalgety, Lake George, Orange, Tooma, Tumut and Yass-Canberra) shortlisted in 1908 as sites for the national capital.[2][3][4]

Lyndhurst todayEdit

Lyndhurst General Store

Lyndhurst today boasts the still functioning Royal Hotel, a combined service station/general store and a takeaway.

Heritage listingsEdit

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


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Lyndhurst (L) (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 27 January 2021.  
  2. ^ BBC Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia UPDATE
  3. ^ "Plan shewing proposed Federal Capital site in the locality of Lyndhurst. No. 6 [cartographic material] : Parish of Lyndhurst & Lucas, County of Bathurst, N.S.W. 1903". Trove. Retrieved 20 September 2021.
  4. ^ "CAPITAL SITE". Argus. 9 October 1908. Retrieved 10 October 2021.
  5. ^ "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 linksEdit

  Media related to Lyndhurst, New South Wales at Wikimedia Commons