Bowning Creek

The Bowning Creek, a mostlyperennial river[1] that is part of the Murrumbidgee catchment within the Murray–Darling basin, is located in the South West Slopes and Riverina regions of New South Wales, Australia.

Location of the Bowning Creek mouth in New South Wales
StateNew South Wales
RegionSouth Eastern Highlands (IBRA), South West Slopes, Riverina
LGAYass Valley
Physical characteristics
SourceGreat Dividing Range
  locationnear Goondah
  coordinates34°43′28″S 148°48′22″E
Mouthconfluence with Yass River
west of Yass
34°50′33″S 148°48′8″E
Length15 km (9.3 mi)
Basin features
River systemMurrumbidgee sub-catchment,
Murray–Darling basin

Course and features

The Bowning Creek (technically a river[1]) rises north of Bowning, on the south western slopes of the Great Dividing Range, and flows generally south by west before reaching its confluence with the Yass River west of Yass.

The creek is crossed by the Hume Highway south of Bowning.

See also


  1. "Bowning Creek". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 8 December 2014.
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