Bonville is a small town located on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, Australia, 11 kilometres south of Coffs Harbour. It has a population of 1,891. The town's name supposedly derives from "Bongol Bongol/Bongil Bongil" which means a place where one stays a long time.
The town is best known for Bonville International Golf Course. It has and a Christian high school and bizarrely two public primary schools. The town has now been bypassed by the Pacific Highway A railway station on the North Coast line was open between 1915 and 1974, it was subsequently demolished and no trace remains.
- ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Bonville (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. http://www.censusdata.abs.gov.au/ABSNavigation/prenav/LocationSearch?collection=Census&period=2006&areacode=SSC16395&producttype=QuickStats&breadcrumb=PL&action=401. Retrieved 2008-02-28.
- ^ "Bonville". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. http://www.gnb.nsw.gov.au/place_naming/placename_search/extract?id=KWckFxtL. Retrieved 20 June 2009.
- ^ Bonville bypass AbiGroup
- ^ Bonville Bypass
- ^ Bonville station. NSWrail.net, accessed 26 August 2009.
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