Yanderra is a small village situated on the border of the Southern Highlands and Macarthur Region of New South Wales, Australia. Yanderra is part of Wollondilly located between Bargo and Southern Highlands' Yerrinbool, and is located next to the Hume Highway. At the 2016 census, Yanderra had a population of 661.[1] The name Yanderra comes from an Aboriginal word for turpentine tree.[2]

Yanderra
New South Wales
Yanderra is located in New South Wales
Yanderra
Yanderra
Coordinates34°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
Population661 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)2574
LGA(s)Wollondilly Shire
State electorate(s)Wollondilly
Federal Division(s)Hume
Localities around Yanderra:
Bargo
Balmoral Yanderra
Yerrinbool

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.

OrganisationsEdit

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

The Yanderra General Store & Café provides the everyday needs for the community and surrounds and also provides takeaway or dine-in meal options and coffee for tourists and locals alike. The General Store is now closed.

Local HistoryEdit

1980 history reference by P. Crawford & G. Berman school teachers of the era.

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Yanderra". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 13 July 2017.  
  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