Evans Head, New South Wales

Evans Head, New South Wales

Infobox Australian Place | type = town
name = Evans Head
state = New South Wales


caption =
lga = Richmond Valley Council
postcode = 2473
pop = 3,500
est =
elevation= 6
maxtemp =
mintemp =
rainfall =
county = Richmond
stategov = Clarence
fedgov = Page
dist1 = 11
location1= Woodburn
dist2 = 12
location2= Broadwater

Evans Head (postcode: 2473, coord|29|07|S|153|26|E|region:AU-NSW) is a town of approximately 3,500 people in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, Australia in Richmond Valley Shire. It is 726 kilometres north of Sydney. It is 11 kilometres east off the Pacific Highway from Woodburn.

It is a coastal town and a holiday resort. It is sandwiched between two National Parks, the Bundjalung National Park and the Broadwater National Park. There is a wide curved beach that is popular for fishing, surfing and swimming.

There is a prawn fishing fleet permanently moored in the estuary. Other industries include tourism, and there is some sugar cane growing further inland.

The town's airport, the Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome can be found to the north of the town and is a former RAAF base.

External links

* [http://www.evansheadnsw.com Information and images of Evans Head]
* [http://www.nnsw.com.au/evanshead/gallery.html Photo Gallery of Evans Head]
* [http://www.ulujain.org/cgi-bin/album.pl?album=eh Another photo gallery, mainly of the beaches]


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Head of the River (New South Wales) — The Head of the River rowing regatta refers to two New South Wales school rowing competitions, one for boys and one for girls.NSW Schoolboy Head of the River RegattaThe schoolboys NSW Head of the River regatta is run by the Athletic Association… …   Wikipedia

  • North Coast (New South Wales) — The North Coast refers to the region adjoining the Pacific Ocean in the north eastern part of the State of New South Wales, Australia.The North Coast region is traversed by the Pacific Highway and the North Coast Line which links Sydney to… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Government schools in New South Wales: A–F — The New South Wales Department of Education and Training (DET) is a department of the Government of New South Wales. In addition to other responsibilities, it operates primary schools and secondary schools throughout the state. Contents 1 A 2 B 3 …   Wikipedia

  • Protected areas of New South Wales — Contents 1 Terrestrial protected areas 1.1 National Parks 1.1.1 Central NSW …   Wikipedia

  • Coraki, New South Wales — Coraki New South Wales The Coraki Hotel on Richmond Terrace, Coraki s main street …   Wikipedia

  • Athletic Association of the Great Public Schools of New South Wales — Infobox Organization name= Athletic Association of the Great Public Schools of New South Wales image border= AAGPS NSW logo.png size=165px headquarters=Sydney, New South Wales, Australia flagicon|Australia membership=9 member schools language=… …   Wikipedia

  • Lismore, New South Wales — Infobox Australian Place | type = town name = Lismore state = nsw caption = The Rainbow Train in Heritage Park in Lismore lga = City of Lismore postcode = 2480 pop = 27,069 pop footnotes=Census 2006 AUS|id=UCL148000|name=Lismore (Urban… …   Wikipedia

  • Blacktown, New South Wales — Infobox Australian Place | type = suburb name = Blacktown city = Sydney state = nsw caption = St. Paraskevi Greek Orthodox Church, Blacktown lga = City of Blacktown postcode = 2148 est = pop = 39,000 area = propval = stategov = Blacktown fedgov …   Wikipedia

  • Cowra, New South Wales — Infobox Australian Place | type = town name = Cowra state = nsw caption = Location of Cowra in New South Wales (red) lga = Cowra Shire postcode = 2794 pop = 12,475 [http://www.cowra.local e.nsw.gov.au/news/pages/9911.html] est = 1849 stategov =… …   Wikipedia

  • Carcoar, New South Wales — Infobox Australian Place | type = town name = Carcoar state = nsw caption = Belubula Street lga = Blayney Shire fedgov = Calare postcode = 2791 est = 1839 pop = 400 elevation= 720 maxtemp = 20.9 mintemp = 6.6 rainfall = 784.6 stategov = Bathurst… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”