Flinders, New South Wales facts for kids
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Shellharbour, New South Wales
aerial photograph of Flinders
|Population||6,679 (2016 census)|
|Elevation||20 m (66 ft)|
|LGA(s)||City of Shellharbour|
Flinders is a southern suburb of Shellharbour, located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. Flinders is located approximately 111 kilometres south-southwest of New South Wales' capital city of Sydney. Flinders is close to a number of beaches and to and over 60 hectares of green open spaces including bush reserves, waterways and landscaped parks. Flinders adjoins neighbouring suburbs of Shellharbour, Shell Cove, Blackbutt and the suburb of Shell Heights.
The area is served by the Shellharbour Junction railway station which replaced the previous Dunmore railway station on 22 November 2014 . It was initially intended to call the new station Flinders Premier Illawarra operates one bus route to and from Flinders, namely route 52 to Shellharbour Junction railway station.
Flinders is made up of smaller estates, the two major estates within Flinders are Woodlands and the newly established Sea Crest release.
Woodlands Estate is located in Flinders. The estate is relatively steeply sloping focusing on a central green spine of riparian corridor along Tongarra Creek that feeds into Shadforth Wetlands. The landscape design of the estate was heavily influenced by the sites proximity to the coast and the rural surrounds.
It was initially intended to call the new station Flinders
Premier Illawarra operates one bus route to and from Flinders:
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