Nowlands Creek

The Nowlands Creek, a watercourse of the Clarence River catchment, is located in the Northern Tablelands region in the state of New South Wales, Australia.

Nowlands Creek
StateNew South Wales
RegionNSW North Coast (IBRA), Northern Tablelands
Local government areaArmidale
Physical characteristics
SourceThunderbolts Range
  locationDiggers Hill
  elevation1,290 m (4,230 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Sara River
Nightcap Range
549 m (1,801 ft)
Length37 km (23 mi)
Basin features
River systemClarence River catchment

Location and features

Nowlands Creek rises in Thunderbolts Range, below The Black Mountain, about 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) east of Diggers Hill. The river flows generally northeast before reaching its confluence within the Sara River in remote country with the Nightcap Range. The river descends 739 metres (2,425 ft) over its 37 kilometres (23 mi) course.[2]

See also


  1. "Nowlands Creek". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 3 October 2013.
  2. "Map of Nowlands Creek, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 3 October 2013.

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