Chandlers Creek

The Chandlers Creek, a perennial stream[2] that is part of the Clarence River catchment, is located in the Northern Tablelands region of New South Wales, Australia.

Chandlers Creek
StateNew South Wales
RegionNew England Tablelands (IBRA), Northern Tablelands
Local government areaClarence Valley
Physical characteristics
SourceThunderbolts Range, Great Dividing Range
  locationnear Mount Hyland, Marengo State Forest
  elevation1,280 m (4,200 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Boyd River
at Louis Point, west of Coutts Crossing
30°02′S 152°33′E
186 m (610 ft)
Length64 km (40 mi)
Basin features
River systemClarence River catchment
  leftBrowns Camp Creek
  rightOpossum Creek (NSW)
National parksGuy Fawkes River NP, Chaelundi NP

Course and features

Chandlers Creek rises in the Marengo State Forest, about 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) northwest of Mount Hyland, below Thunderbolts Range, within the Great Dividing Range, east southeast of Glen Innes. The river flows generally to the northeast then north northwest through parts of the Guy Fawkes River and Chaelundi national parks, joined by two minor tributaries before reaching its confluence with the Boyd River at Louis Point, a locality on the Old Glen Innes Grafton Road west of Coutts Crossing.[2] The river descends 1,100 metres (3,600 ft) over its 64 kilometres (40 mi) course.[1]

See also


  1. "Map of Chandlers Creek, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 4 October 2013.
  2. "Chandlers Creek". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 4 October 2013.
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