Congewai Creek

Congewai Creek, a watercourse of the Hunter River catchment, is located in the Hunter district of New South Wales, Australia.

Congewai Creek
North Arm of Wollombi Brook, Coongewai Creek, Coongeewa Creek[1]
View down Congewai Creek valley
StateNew South Wales
RegionSydney Basin (IBRA), Upper Hunter
Local government areaCessnock
Physical characteristics
SourceMyall Range
  locationWatagans National Park
  elevation199 m (653 ft)
Mouthconfluence with Wollombi Brook
near Wollombi
93 m (305 ft)
Length45 km (28 mi)
Basin features
River systemHunter River catchment
National parkWatagans NP


The Congewai Creek rises below Myall Range, about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) southeast of Quorrobolong trig station within the Watagans National Park. The river flows generally west by south, then north by west, then northwest by north, then west by north, then west southwest, and then south,[1] joined by four tributaries including the Cedar Creek, before reaching its confluence with the Wollombi Brook near Wollombi. The river descends 106 metres (348 ft) over its 45 kilometres (28 mi) course.[2]

See also


  1. "Congewai Creek". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
  2. "Map of Congewai Creek, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 17 October 2013.

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