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Pheasants Nest
New South Wales
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Pheasants Nest is located in New South Wales
Pheasants Nest
Pheasants Nest
Location in New South Wales
Population 688 (2016 census)
Postcode(s) 2574
Elevation 292 m (958 ft)
Location
LGA(s) Wollondilly Shire
Region Macarthur
State electorate(s) Wollondilly
Federal Division(s) Hume
Localities around Pheasants Nest:
Tahmoor Maldon Wilton
Tahmoor Pheasants Nest Wilton
Bargo Yanderra

Pheasants Nest is a small village in the Macarthur Region of New South Wales, Australia, in Wollondilly Shire. It has a north bound and south bound roadhouse on the Hume Highway. At the 2016 census, Pheasants Nest had a population of 688 people. Pheasants Nest also serves as a freeway exit between Picton and Yerrinbool.

Pheasants Nest was named after the Lyrebird, local to the Bargo area, which was mistakenly called a pheasant by early explorers.

Organisations

Pheasants Nest Rural Fire Brigade

The Pheasants Nest Rural Fire Brigade consists of a two bay tin station. Housed in the station is the brigade's Cat 1 Tanker, code name Pheasants Nest 1 and the brigade's Cat 9 vehicle, code name Pheasants Nest 9.

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