Billinudgel, New South Wales
Billinudgel is a town in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, Australia, and is part of Byron Shire. It used to be a railway town with many fruit and vegetables loaded onto the local railway. Since the railway is no longer used in Billinudgel, it has nearly joined to the nearby town of Ocean Shores. The area was bypassed by a heavily upgraded Pacific Highway in July 2007.
New South Wales
Shops in Wilfred Street—Billinudgel's main street
|Population||218 (2016 census)|
|Elevation||2 m (7 ft)|
|LGA(s)||Byron Shire Council|
Billinudgel has a mild climate with winter frosts and warm wet summers.
The name Billinudgel is derived from Bundjalung Bilihnadhihl, meaning "once belonged to a parrot".
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Billinudgel (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 18 March 2018.
- Sharpe, Margaret. "Bundjalung". Macquarie Aboriginal Words. Sydney: Macquarie Library. p. 21.
- "Billinudgel". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 13 June 2009.