Main street of Yarramalong
|Population:||339 (2006 census)|
|Area:||26.4 km² (10.2 sq mi)|
|Location:||20 km (12 mi) WNW of Wyong|
|State District:||Lake Macquarie|
Yarramalong (cedar country) is a suburb of the Central Coast region of New South Wales, Australia, located 20 kilometres (12 mi) upstream from Wyong along the Wyong River. It is part of the Wyong Shire local government area.
The Yarramalong township has: Rural Fire Station, two cemeteries, public school (which closed down recently and is now used for community purposes), general store/petrol station, bottle shop/guest house and a hall which was originally an art hall but is now also used for community purposes. Busways now only operates a school bus service between Yarramalong and Wyong. It was acquired from Yarramalong Bus Services in 2008.
Yarramalong Valley is the home of many horse studs, turf farms, citrus crops as well as a macadamia nut farm and a lavender farm.
The Great North Walk also passes through Yarramalong to Cedar Brush Creek to the North and Kulnura.
History of Yarramalong
The Yarramalong Valley is in the land of the Darkinjung people.
The Yarramalong Valley was first permanently settled by in 1856 by the Stinson and Waters families of Maitland. Prior to the 1850's the valley was logged by timber cutters driving teams of oxen from Wollombi and Maitland.
Yarramalong is the site of St Barnabas Church. Built in 1877 it is the oldest church in Wyong Shire and now under a permanent conservation order.
- ^ , Geographical Names Board of NSW, Geographical Names Register
- ^ Smith, Errol (2008-02-20). "End of era for bus pioneers". Central Coast Express Advocate. pp. 9.
- ^ , http://www.yarramalong.info History of Yarramalong
- ^ , Yarramalong Public School, About Our School
- ^ , "Battle to save heritage Yarramalong school", Central Coast Express Advocate, 20 Oct 2009
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