Sandy Creek (Richmond Valley)

The Sandy Creek, a perennial stream[1] of the Richmond River catchment, is located in Northern Rivers region in the state of New South Wales, Australia.

Sandy Creek
Location of the Sandy Creek mouth in New South Wales
StateNew South Wales
RegionNSW North Coast (IBRA), Northern Rivers
LGARichmond Valley
Physical characteristics
  locationnear Busbys Flat
Mouthconfluence with the Richmond River
29°1′53″S 153°15′47″E
Length55 km (34 mi)
Basin features
River systemRichmond River catchment

Location and features

Sandy Creek rises about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) north of the village of Busbys Flat. The river flows generally east, north, east, and then south before reaching its confluence with the Richomnd River near Bungawalbin, south of Coraki. The river flows for approximately 55 kilometres (34 mi) over its course.[1]

See also


  1. "Sandy Creek". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 2 October 2013.

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