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South Creek is a creek in New South Wales, Australia.

Township[]

A township of South Creek used to exist where the creek joins the Hawkesbury River. The name only existed for a few years in the early settlement of New South Wales and now it is part of Windsor. One of its pioneer settlers was Thomas Jamison (1753–1811) who arrived with the First Fleet and became Surgeon-General of New South Wales in 1801.

Watercourse[]

The creek rises about 4 km NE of Narellan and 7 km west of Minto. It flows generally north for about 70 km until its confluence with the Hawkesbury River, near Windsor. This feature is dual named. St Marys in Sydney's western suburbs north to the Hawkesbury River at Windsor. The creeks flow starts at Catherine Field in Sydney's south western suburbs and flows through Harrington Park, Oran Park, Bringelly, Rossmore, Badgerys Creek, Kemps Creek, Luddenham, Orchard Hills, Claremont Meadows, Werrington, Dunheved, Werrington County, Llandilo, Shanes Park, Berkshire Park, Windsor Downs, Riverstone, Vineyard, Mulgrave, Windsor, McGraths Hill and Pitt Town Bottoms.

Dual assignment[]

South Creek was renamed Wianamatta Creek on the 28 March 2003 by the Geographical Names Board of NSW, it was renamed after the Wianamatta Aboriginal Tribe local to Windsor but the name "South Creek" wasn't dropped on the basis the name was a long standing name and should not be lost in historical context.

Creeks that flow into South/Wianamatta Creek[]

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Coordinates: 33°48′55″S 150°46′04″E / -33.8152, 150.7679


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