Mammy Johnsons River

Mammy Johnsons River, a mostly perennial river of the Mid-Coast Council[2] system, is located in the Mid North Coast and Upper Hunter regions of New South Wales, Australia.

Mammy Johnsons River
Mammy Johnsons Creek[1]
StateNew South Wales
RegionNSW North Coast (IBRA), Mid North Coast, Upper Hunter
Local government areaMid-Coast Council
Physical characteristics
SourceGreat Dividing Range
  locationbelow Winns Mountain, northwest of Bulahdelah
  elevation408 m (1,339 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Karuah River
north northwest of Stroud
37 m (121 ft)
Length55 km (34 mi)
Basin features
River systemMid-Coast Council[2]
  leftJeir Creek, Black Bullock Creek
  rightWards River, Terreel Creek
National parkGhin-Doo-Ee

Course and features

Mammy Johnsons River rises on the southwestern slopes of the Great Dividing Range, below Winns Mountain, north northwest of Bulahdelah, and flows generally north, west and south, joined by four tributaries including Wards River, before reaching its confluence with the Karuah River north northwest of Stroud. The river descends 371 metres (1,217 ft) over its 55 kilometres (34 mi) course.[3]

See also


  1. "Mammy Johnsons River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 19 March 2013.
  2. "Lakes". Great Lakes Tourism. Mid-Coast Council. Archived from the original on 25 March 2013. Retrieved 17 March 2013.
  3. "Map of Mammy Johnsons River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 19 March 2013.

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