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New South Wales
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East Parade, Buxton, looking south
Population 2,028 (2016 census)
Postcode(s) 2571
Elevation 396 m (1,299 ft)
LGA(s) Wollondilly Shire
Region Macarthur
State electorate(s) Wollondilly
Federal Division(s) Hume
Localities around Buxton:
Thirlmere Couridjah
Thirlmere Lakes National Park Buxton

Buxton is a small village in Macarthur Region of New South Wales, Australia, in Wollondilly Shire. At the 2016 census, Buxton had a population of 2,028 people. Its name comes from the town of Buxton, Derbyshire.


It is bordered by Couridjah to the north, Thirlmere Lakes National Park to the West, Balmoral to the South and Bargo State Recreation Area to the east. The two main roads and the railway line run north-south and development has extended generally east towards Bargo River Gorge.

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Buxton Public School is situated on Hassall Road at the northern extent of the village. Secondary school students travel by bus to Picton High School, Wollondilly Anglican College, or to schools in the Southern Highlands, e.g. Bowral High School and Chevalier College. Buxton Public School has an enrolment of approximately 200 students.

Buxton School of Arts Hall on West Parade, hosts Playgroups, an Art Group and has a Community Garden at the rear of the property. It also is available to hire by community groups, businesses and for social occasions.

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