Rush Creek (New South Wales)

The Rush Creek, a perennial stream of the Hawkesbury-Nepean catchment, is located in the Outer Metropolitan Sydney region of New South Wales, Australia.

The Rush Creek[1]
StateNew South Wales
RegionSydney Basin (IBRA), Outer Metropolitan Sydney
MunicipalityCity of Hawkesbury
Physical characteristics
SourceParr Ridge
  locationnear Mile Ridge
  elevation301 m (988 ft)
Mouthconfluence with Webbs Creek
near Upper Macdonald
36 m (118 ft)
Length20 km (12 mi)
Basin features
River systemHawkesbury-Nepean catchment
State conservation areaParr SCA


The Rush Creek (officially designated as a river[1]) rises about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) south-east of the Parr Spur Ridge Trigonometry Station, near Mile Ridge and east of the Putty Road. The river flows generally north-east by east before reaching its confluence with Webbs Creek in remote country within the Parr State Conservation Area, south-west of Upper Macdonald. The river descends 265 metres (869 ft) over its 20-kilometre (12 mi) course.[3]

See also


  1. "Rush Creek". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 24 December 2013.
  2. "Place Name Search: Rush Creek". Geoscience Australia. Commonwealth of Australia. 2010. Archived from the original on 26 December 2013. Retrieved 24 December 2013.
  3. "Map of Rush Creek, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Digital Atlas Pty Limited. 2013. Retrieved 24 December 2013.

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