Limpinwood, New South Wales

Limpinwood is a town located in north-eastern New South Wales, Australia, in the Tweed Shire.

New South Wales
Population223 (2011 census)[1]
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST)AEDT (UTC+11)
LGA(s)Tweed Shire
State electorate(s)Tweed
Federal Division(s)Richmond

The town was named for "Hoppin Jack Wood", an early settler.[2]


In the 2011 census, Limpinwood recorded a population of 223 people, 53.4% female and 46.6% male.

The median age of the Limpinwood population was 49 years, 12 years above the national median of 37.

81.6% of people living in Limpinwood were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 6.7%, Hungary 2.2%, 9.5% other Countries.

92.4% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1.3% French, 6.3% other languages.


  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Limpinwood (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
  2. Beatty, Bill (2 August 1947). "There's drama & tragedy in place names". The Sydney Morning Herald. p. 8. Retrieved 18 October 2015.

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