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Yarrawarrah
Sydney

New South Wales, Australia

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Yarrawarrah Shopping Village, Old Bush Road
Population: 1,464 [1]
Established: 1971
Postcode: 2233
Location: 32 km (20 mi) south of Sydney CBD
LGA: Sutherland Shire
State District: Heathcote
Federal Division: Hughes
Suburbs around Yarrawarrah:
North Engadine Loftus Loftus
Engadine Yarrawarrah
Engadine The Royal National Park


Yarrawarrah is a suburb in southern Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia 32 kilometres south of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the Sutherland Shire.

Yarrawarrah borders the Royal National Park and contains many pockets of bushland. It is a hilly suburb stretching to the valley of Engadine. Yarrawarrah contains many streets named after places in Western Australia and South Australia, including Nullabor Place, Gibson Street, Wittenoom Place, Roebourne Street, Carnarvon Street and Exmouth Place.

Yarrawarrah has a small shopping village with a landmark windmill. The windmill itself has gained popularity in recent times, even boasting a Facebook fan page. Yarrawarrah Public School is located behind the shopping village on Old Bush Road.

The Princes Highway is the main road that borders Yarrawarrah, to the east. There were originally plans to build a train station in Yarrawarrah, however the plans never went ahead. The closest train stations are Engadine and Loftus.

History[]

Yarrawarrah is an Aboriginal word meaning mountain ash. The suburb was officially recognised by the Geographical Names Board in 1971.[2]

References[]

Coordinates: 34°03′19″S 151°01′56″E / -34.0552, 151.0321

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