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Orient Point
New South Wales
Population 504 (2006 census)
Postcode(s) 2540
Location
  • 182 km (113 mi) S of Sydney
  • 22 km (14 mi) SE of Nowra
LGA(s) City of Shoalhaven
State electorate(s) South Coast
Federal Division(s) Gilmore

Orient Point is a small village in the Shoalhaven area of New South Wales, Australia. It is located on the southern side of the mouth of the Crookhaven River and adjoins the village of Culburra to the south. The Jerringa Aboriginal Mission is located near the village. At the 2006 census, Orient Point had a population of 504 people.

History

A shepherd named Patrick Caffey, who worked for Alexander Berry, the man who gave his name to the nearby town of Berry, was probably the first to establish a farm at Orient Point.

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