Jerrawa Creek

The Jerrawa Creek, a watercourse[2] 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.

Location of the Jerrawa Creek mouth in New South Wales
StateNew South Wales
RegionSouth Eastern Highlands (IBRA), South West Slopes
LGAUpper Lachlan
Physical characteristics
SourceGreat Dividing Range
  locationnear Dixon trigonometry station
  coordinates34°46′25″S 148°3′10″E
Mouthconfluence with Lachlan River
north of Dalton
34°39′44″S 149°10′34″E
Length41 km (25 mi)
Basin features
River systemLachlan sub-catchment,
Murray–Darling basin

Course and features

The Jerrawa Creek (technically a river[2]) rises on the slopes of the Great Dividing Range northwest of Gunning near the localities of Dixon and Jerrawa, and flows generally east by north, then north by east before reaching its confluence with the Lachlan River north of the locality of Dalton. The course of the creek is approximately 41 kilometres (25 mi).[2]

See also


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