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Kendall

New South Wales, Australia



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Kendall
Population: 756 [1]
Postcode: 2439
Location: 36 km (22 mi) from Port Macquarie
LGA: Port Macquarie-Hastings Council
State District: Oxley
Federal Division: Lyne
Kendall Statue

Henry Kendall statue in a town park

Kendall is a town on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, Australia. Kendall was originally named Camden Heads, as it is located on the Camden Haven River.[2] In was renamed Kendall, in 1891, after the Australian poet Henry Kendall, and not, as some suspect, after the similarly-spelled ancient town of Kendal in the County of Cumbria in England. Henry Kendall lived in the area from 1875 to 1881 when he was the first Forest Inspector for New South Wales.

The original residents of the Kendall area were the Birpai people.

Kendall is located 3 kilometres from Kew and 36 kilometres southwest of Port Macquarie via the Pacific Highway. It's one of seven villages that make up the Camden Haven region of the Port Macquarie/Hastings Local Government Area.

Kendall is served by three XPT services daily from Sydney on North Coast railway line.

Kendall Station

Kendall Station

  • Middle Brother State Forest, located on the slopes of Middle Brother Mountain which was named by Captain James Cook
  • Poet's Walk


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Coordinates: 31°38′S 152°42′E / -31.633, 152.7

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