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Bombo
New South Wales
Panorama of Bombo, New South Wales.jpg
Panorama of Bombo, on the shorefront of Bombo Beach
Bombo is located in New South Wales
Bombo
Bombo
Coordinates 34°39′S 150°51.5′E / 34.650°S 150.8583°E / -34.650; 150.8583Coordinates: 34°39′S 150°51.5′E / 34.650°S 150.8583°E / -34.650; 150.8583
Population 112 (2016 census)
Postcode(s) 2533
Location 119 km (74 mi) from Sydney
LGA(s) Municipality of Kiama
County Camden
Parish Kiama
State electorate(s) Kiama
Federal Division(s) Gilmore
Localities around Bombo:
Kiama Downs Kiama Downs
Jamberoo Bombo Tasman Sea
Kiama Kiama

Bombo is a suburb of the Municipality of Kiama, in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. It is located 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) north of Kiama.

Infrastructure

Bombo is the gateway between Kiama and its northern suburbs, Kiama Downs and Minnamurra. The Princes Highway runs through Bombo. In November 2005 a new six lane road opened replacing the original two lane road.

Bombo railway station opened in 1887 as the terminus of the Illawarra railway line. In 1893 the line was extended to Kiama. It is the closest railway station to the Pacific Ocean in New South Wales.

In the 1950s the New South Wales Government Railways established a ballast quarry. Boral operated an adjoining quarry from the 1970s until 2014.

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