Jerrara Creek

The Jerrara Creek, a watercourse[1] that is part of the Lachlan sub-catchment of the Murrumbidgee catchment within the Murray–Darling basin, is located in the South West Slopes region of New South Wales, Australia.

Chain of Ponds Creek[1]
Location of the Jerrara Creek mouth in New South Wales
StateNew South Wales
RegionSouth Eastern Highlands (IBRA), South West Slopes
LGAUpper Lachlan
Physical characteristics
SourceGreat Dividing Range
  locationnear Wheeo trigonometry station
  coordinates34°29′31″S 149°15′59″E
Mouthconfluence with Lachlan River
southeast of Rugby
34°26′48″S 149°7′16″E
Length21 km (13 mi)
Basin features
River systemLachlan sub-catchment,
Murray–Darling basin

Course and features

The Jerrara Creek (technically a river[1]) rises on the slopes of the Great Dividing Range north of Gunning near the locality of Wheeo, and flows generally west before reaching its confluence with the Lachlan River southeast of Rugby. The course of the creek is approximately 21 kilometres (13 mi).[1]

See also


  1. "Jerrara Creek". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 29 December 2014.
  2. "Our partners: local government". Lachlan Catchment Management Authority. Government of New South Wales. 2013. Retrieved 29 December 2014.

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