Taree

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Taree
New South Wales
Pacific Hwy bridge Taree.jpg
The Martin Bridge, which carries traffic over the Manning River
Taree is located in New South Wales
Taree
Taree
Coordinates31°54′0″S 152°27′0″E / 31.90000°S 152.45000°E / -31.90000; 152.45000Coordinates: 31°54′0″S 152°27′0″E / 31.90000°S 152.45000°E / -31.90000; 152.45000
Population26,381 (2018)[1]
Established1831
Postcode(s)2430
Elevation5 m (16 ft)
Location
LGA(s)Mid-Coast Council
State electorate(s)Myall Lakes
Federal Division(s)Lyne
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
24.3 °C
76 °F
12.0 °C
54 °F
1,174.9 mm
46.3 in

Taree is a town on the Mid North Coast, New South Wales, Australia. Taree was colonized in 1831 by William Wynter.[2] The name Taree is derived from "tareebit", a word from the native language Biripi word which means tree by the river, or more specifically, the Sandpaper Fig (Ficus coronata).[2][2] According to the Australian census, the estimated population in the locality in the year 2016 is 16,197 people.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "3218.0 – Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2017-18: Population Estimates by Significant Urban Area, 2008 to 2018". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Australian Bureau of Statistics. 27 March 2019. Retrieved 25 October 2019. Estimated resident population, 30 June 2018.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Taree". The Age website. The Age Company Ltd. 2007-08-16. Retrieved 2008-10-07.
  3. "2016 Census QuickStats: Taree". quickstats.censusdata.abs.gov.au. Retrieved 2019-12-17.