Ralfes Creek

The Ralfes Creek, a perennial stream[1] that is part of the Hastings River catchment, is located in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia.

Ralfes Creek
Sheepstation Creek, Ralfes Rivulet[1]
StateNew South Wales
RegionNSW North Coast (IBRA), Mid North Coast
Local government areaPort Macquarie-Hastings
Physical characteristics
SourceGreat Dividing Range
  locationDoyles River State Forest
  elevation869 m (2,851 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Hastings River
near Ellenborough
115 m (377 ft)
Length28 km (17 mi)
Basin features
River systemHastings River catchment

Course and features

Ralfes Creek rises within the Great Dividing Range, about 1.2 kilometres (0.75 mi) northeast of the Oxley Trigonometrical Station, within the Doyles River State Forest. The river flows generally southeast, northeast, southeast, and then north northeast before reaching its confluence with the Hastings River[1] west of the locality of Ellenborough. The river descends 754 metres (2,474 ft) over its 28 kilometres (17 mi) course.[2]

The Oxley Highway transverses the river near its confluence with the Hastings River.[2]

See also


  1. "Ralfes Creek". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 6 October 2013.
  2. "Map of Ralfes Creek, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 6 October 2013.

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