Tianjara

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Tianjara
New South Wales
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Tianjara Falls
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Tianjara
Location in New South Wales
Coordinates 35°08′12″S150°18′10″E / 35.13667°S 150.30278°E / -35.13667; 150.30278 Coordinates: 35°08′12″S150°18′10″E / 35.13667°S 150.30278°E / -35.13667; 150.30278
Population0 (2016 census) [1]
Postcode(s) 2622
Location
LGA(s) City of Shoalhaven
Region South Coast
County St Vincent
Parish Tianjara
State electorate(s) South Coast
Federal Division(s) Gilmore
Localities around Tianjara:
Sassafras Boolijah Jerrawangala
Sassafras TianjaraTwelve Mile Peg
EndrickEndrickPointer Mountain

Tianjara is a locality in the City of Shoalhaven in New South Wales, Australia. [2] [3] It lies generally south of the Braidwood Road between Nowra and Nerriga. It is about 47 kilometres southwest of Nowra. Tianjara is fairly rugged sandstone country and largely consists of forest. Most of it lies within the Morton National Park or state forests. Tianjara Falls is located in its north just north of the Braidwood Road, but is usually dry except after significant rain. Mount Tianjara lies in its far south, with an elevation of 768 metres (2,520 ft) above sea level.

After 'The Wool Road' (now Braidwood Road) was built, there was to be a township near to Tianjara Falls. It was first surveyed in 1841 [4] [5] and again in 1856 [6] but never eventuated. [7] At the 2016 census, Tianjara had a population of none. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Tianjara". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 5 May 2018. OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg
  2. "Tianjara". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales . Retrieved 5 May 2018. OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg
  3. "Tianjara". OpenStreetMap. Retrieved 5 May 2018.
  4. Larmer, James (27 July 1841). "Tianjara Village site and design on new line of road from Narriga to Jervis Bay - County St Vincent - Surveyor General's Crown Plans 1792-1886 Item No: [5782]". NSW State Archives & Records. Retrieved 4 August 2020.
  5. "TOWNSHIP OF TIANJARA". New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900). 7 January 1842. p. 13. Retrieved 17 January 2019.
  6. "TIANJARA". New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900). 7 November 1856. p. 2872. Retrieved 4 August 2020.
  7. "CANCELLATION OF DESIGN OF THE VILLAGE OF TIANJARA". Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001). 24 November 1909. p. 6418. Retrieved 4 August 2020.