Georges Creek (Armidale Dumaresq)

The Georges Creek (formerly known as Georges River), a perennial stream[1] that is part of the Macleay River catchment, is located in the Northern Tablelands and Mid North Coast regions of New South Wales, Australia.

Georges Creek
Georges River, Upper Georges Creek[1]
StateNew South Wales
RegionNew England Tablelands (IBRA), Northern Tablelands, Mid North Coast
Local government areaArmidale
Physical characteristics
SourceSnowy Range, Great Dividing Range
  locationnear Ebor
  elevation1,330 m (4,360 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Macleay River
at the locality of Georges Creek
134 m (440 ft)
Length53 km (33 mi)
Basin features
River systemMacleay River catchment
National parksNew England NP,
Cunnawarra NP

Course and features

Georges Creek rises below Point Lookout, on the western slopes of the Snowy Range, part of the Great Dividing Range, about 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) south by east of Ebor, within the New England National Park. The river flows generally to the south southwest before reaching its confluence with the Macleay River at the rural locality of Georges Creek, 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) west southwest of Lower Creek,[1] situated on the Armidale Kempsey Road. The river descends 1,200 metres (3,900 ft) over its 53 kilometres (33 mi) course.[2]

See also


  1. "Georges Creek". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 6 October 2013.
  2. "Map of Georges Creek, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 6 October 2013.

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