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Jeir
Other name(s) Oakey
Country Australia
State New South Wales
Region South Eastern Highlands (IBRA), South West Slopes
LGAs Yass Valley
Physical characteristics
Main source Great Dividing Range
below Mount Spring
786 m (2,579 ft)
River mouth Murrumbidgee River
northwest of Hall
378 m (1,240 ft)
Length 26 km (16 mi)
Basin features
River system Murrumbidgee catchment,
Murray–Darling basin

The Jeir Creek, a perennial river that is part of the Murrumbidgee catchment within the Murray–Darling basin, is located in the South West Slopes region of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features

The Jeir Creek (technically a river) rises below Mount Spring, part of the Great Dividing Range, northeast of the village of Hall and approximately 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) north of the northwestern border between New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory. The creek flows generally northwest by west then west by south before reaching its confluence with the Murrumbidgee River southwest of the village of Hall. The creek descends 408 metres (1,339 ft) over its 26-kilometre (16 mi) course.

The river is crossed by the Barton Highway north of the village of Hall.

The Jeir Creek Winery, located in the area, is named after the creek.

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