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Urbenville

New South Wales, Australia

Urbenville NSW
Urbenville with Crown Mountain in the background.



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Urbenville
Population: 245 [1]
Postcode: 2475
Coordinates: 28°28′S 152°32′E / -28.467, 152.533Coordinates: 28°28′S 152°32′E / -28.467, 152.533
Elevation: 370 m (1,214 ft)
Location:
LGA: Tenterfield Shire
State District: Lismore
Federal Division: New England
Mean Max Temp Mean Min Temp Annual Rainfall
23.6 °C
74 °F
10.2 °C
50 °F
1,028.5 mm
40.5 in


Urbenville is a rural village in northern New South Wales, Australia. The village is located in the Tenterfield Shire local government area, 822 kilometres (511 mi) north of the state capital, Sydney, and 155 kilometres (96 mi) south west of Brisbane. At the 2006 census, Urbenville had a population of 245.[1]

The bank in the small town is heritage listed. Land surrounding the area is being planted with trees to be cut down for furniture. The town was established around 1860 when there was a gold rush nearby. Urbenville Post Office opened on 1 April 1910.[2]

Forestry and cattle raising are the main industries in the area. Four-wheel drive enthusiasts are users of the many nearby state forests and national parks.[3]

Media Edit

Urbenville is served by the Border Districts Community Radio Station 89.7 Ten FM which is transmitted from a 4 kW transmitter located on Mount Mackenzie Tenterfield.

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