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Harrington
New South Wales
Manning River at Harrington.JPG
Manning River at Harrington
Population: 2,258
Postcode: 2427
Elevation: 6 m (20 ft)
Location:
LGA: Mid-Coast Council
State District: Port Macquarie
Federal Division: Lyne
Mean Max Temp Mean Min Temp Annual Rainfall
22.2 °C
72 °F
13.0 °C
55 °F
1,338.4 mm
52.7 in

Harrington is a small village located at the mouth of the Manning River in New South Wales, Australia. It was established in 1853 and proclaimed a village on 26 September 1896. It is 15 km north-east of Taree on the Mid North Coast, and 335 kilometres (208 mi) north east of the state capital, Sydney. At the 2011 census, Harrington had a population of 2,258. It was named after the Earl of Harrington by the explorer, John Oxley.

Harrington is now a centre for active retirees with many activities available.


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