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Maitland, New South Wales
|Population||2,979 (2016 census)|
|LGA(s)||City of Maitland|
Bolwarra Heights is a suburb in the City of Maitland in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. It is located on the eastern side of the Hunter River, approximately 5 km (3.1 mi) north of the Maitland central business district. Mainly a residential suburb, Bolwarra Heights is bordered to the east by Largs. The Traditional Owners and Custodians of the Maitland area are the Wonnarua people.
The present day suburb of Bolwarra Heights is situated on land originally granted to Scottish settler George Lang by Governor Macquarie in 1822. The Lang family home, historic Dunmore House is a heritage-listed Georgian style homestead built using convict labour in the 1830s, located on the road between Bolwarra Heights and the nearby village of Woodville.
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