Derringullen Creek

The Derringullen Creek, a mostlyperennial river[2] that is part of the Murrumbidgee catchment within the Murray–Darling basin, is located in the South West Slopes region of New South Wales, Australia.

Location of the Derringullen Creek mouth in New South Wales
StateNew South Wales
RegionSouth Eastern Highlands (IBRA), South West Slopes
LGAYass Valley
Physical characteristics
SourceGreat Dividing Range
  locationbelow Pig Hill
  coordinates34°42′26″S 148°56′6″E
  elevation716 m (2,349 ft)
Mouthconfluence with Yass River
west of Yass
34°50′27″S 148°48′36″E
395 m (1,296 ft)
Length25 km (16 mi)
Basin features
River systemMurrumbidgee catchment,
Murray–Darling basin

Course and features

The Derringullen Creek (technically a river[2]) rises below Pig Hill, on the Great Dividing Range, and flows generally south southwest before reaching its confluence with the Yass River west of Yass. The Derringullen Creek descends 322 metres (1,056 ft) over its 25-kilometre (16 mi) course.[1]

The Hume Highway crosses the Derringullen Creek between Yass and Bowning.

See also


  1. "Map of Derringullen Creek, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 8 December 2014.
  2. "Derringullen Creek". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 8 December 2014.
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