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Wollar

New South Wales, Australia



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Wollar
Population: 304 [1]
Postcode: 2850
Coordinates: 32°21′S 149°57′E / -32.35, 149.95Coordinates: 32°21′S 149°57′E / -32.35, 149.95
Location:
  • 316 km (196 mi) NW of Sydney
  • 48 km (30 mi) NE of Mudgee
LGA: Mid-Western Regional Council
State District: Upper Hunter
Federal Division: Parkes


Wollar is a town in New South Wales, Australia. The town is located 316 kilometres (196 mi) north west of the state capital Sydney and 48 kilometres (30 mi) north east of the regional centre of Mudgee, near the Goulburn River National Park. At the 2006 census, Wollar and the surrounding region had a population of 304.[1]

The Wollar townsite is subject to a mining exploration lease owned by United States mining company Peabody Energy, operators of the nearby Wilpinjong open-cut coal mine. Peabody own around 50 houses in the town with only a few town blocks remaining in private hands.[2]

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