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New South Wales
Burradoo is located in New South Wales
Location in New South Wales
Population 2,645 (2016 census)
Established 1861
Postcode(s) 2576
Elevation 685 m (2,247 ft)
  • 135 km (84 mi) SW of Sydney
  • 3 km (2 mi) S of Bowral
  • 7 km (4 mi) N of Moss Vale
  • 75 km (47 mi) NE of Goulburn
LGA(s) Wingecarribee Shire
Region Southern Highlands
County Camden
Parish Mittagong
State electorate(s) Wollondilly
Federal Division(s) Whitlam
Localities around Burradoo:
Berrima Burradoo East Bowral
Moss Vale

Burradoo is a suburb of Bowral, in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, Australia, in Wingecarribee Shire. At the 2016 census, Burradoo had a population of 2,645 people.

The village of Burradoo is well known as an expensive area in the Southern Highlands (among other residential areas including Mount Gibraltar, Knotts Hill, Central Bowral, Kangaloon and East Kangaloon). This is because Burradoo is home to many historic manor houses and large modern architectural homes on small acreages. Often Burradoo is compared to parts of England largely reflected in the architecture & gardens.

Burradoo comes from an Aboriginal phrase meaning many brigalow trees.

Notable residents

  • Horatio Scott Carslaw (1870-1954) mathematician
  • Ian Craig (1935–2014) cricketer
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