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Tinderry is a locality in the Snowy Monaro Region, New South Wales, Australia.[2][3] It lies to the east of Michelago and South West of Captains Flat. At the 2016 census, it had a population of 66.[1] The western part of the locality lies on the Tinderry Range, which includes Tinderry Peak (1,619 m (5,312 ft)) and Tinderry Twin Peak. A large part of the mountainous terrain forms Tinderry Nature Reserve. Further east the terrain is more open and includes grazing country and the small settlement of Little Tinderry. A public school was located at Little Tinderry from 1899 to 1913, generally described as "half-time", but "provisional" in 1900 and early 1901.[4]

New South Wales
Tinderry Nature Reserve.jpg
Tinderry Nature Reserve
Tinderry is located in New South Wales
Location in New South Wales
Coordinates35°41′57″S 149°19′02″E / 35.69917°S 149.31722°E / -35.69917; 149.31722Coordinates: 35°41′57″S 149°19′02″E / 35.69917°S 149.31722°E / -35.69917; 149.31722
Population66 (2016 census)[1]
Location70 km (43 mi) S of Canberra
LGA(s)Snowy Monaro Regional Council
  • Wise
  • Tinderry
State electorate(s)Monaro
Federal Division(s)Eden-Monaro
Localities around Tinderry:
Burra Urila Jingera
Michelago Tinderry Anembo
Michelago Jerangle Anembo


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Tinderry". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 17 May 2018.  
  2. ^ "Jingera". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 May 2018.  
  3. ^ "Tinderry". OpenStreetMap. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Little Tinderry Public School in the School history database search". New South Wales Department of Education. Retrieved 28 December 2017.