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Ficus obliqua at Princes Highway Milton New South Wales.JPG
Fig Tree (Ficus obliqua) near the Princes Highway at Milton

Milton is located in New South Wales
Population: 1,577 [1]
Established: 1860
Postcode: 2538
LGA: City of Shoalhaven
State District: South Coast
Federal Division: Gilmore

Milton (35°19′S 150°26′E / -35.317, 150.433) is a town in the City of Shoalhaven on the South Coast of New South Wales, Australia, not far from Ulladulla. It was founded in the middle of the 19th century. The coastal area of in the Milton-Ulladulla-Mollymook area was seen by Captain James Cook in 1770 when sailing north along the east coast of Australia and he noted the nearby Pigeon House Mountain.

The Reverend Thomas Kendall was the first European settler to the area when he started cutting cedar at Narrawallee Creek near Milton. Milton, as a town, is classified with the Australian National Trust. This is because of the number of homes and buildings in the town that were built from 1870 onwards.

Milton has a NSW Government Primary School; Milton Public School and two private schools; Shoalhaven Anglican School and St Mary's Star of the Sea Catholic Primary School.

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