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Yelgun, New South Wales

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Yelgun is a small valley in Byron Shire, Northern New South Wales, Australia.

New South Wales
Yelgun is located in New South Wales
Location in New South Wales
Coordinates28°28′48″S 153°29′54″E / 28.48000°S 153.49833°E / -28.48000; 153.49833Coordinates: 28°28′48″S 153°29′54″E / 28.48000°S 153.49833°E / -28.48000; 153.49833
Location25 km (16 mi) from Byron Bay
LGA(s)Byron Shire
State electorate(s)Ballina[1]
Federal Division(s)Richmond

Farmers grow bananas, mangoes, passion fruit and papaya.[2] Although in the past there were several dairy farms and the farming of beans, zucchinis. The valley is dominated by a prominent hill referred to as Chinamans Hill after a Chinese man who lived there until his death around the 1950s.[citation needed]

North Byron Parklands, a cultural, arts and music events venue, is located in Yelgun. The Falls Festival and Splendour in the Grass music festivals are held in the parklands.


  1. ^ "NSW Electoral District - Ballina". Electoral Commission NSW. Retrieved 10 April 2015.
  2. ^ "Best opening prices ever for mango producer in Tweed Valley". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 22 March 2017.