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The Rush Creek
Country Australia
State New South Wales
Regions Sydney Basin (IBRA), Outer Metropolitan Sydney
Municipality City of Hawkesbury
Part of Hawkesbury-Nepean catchment
Source Parr Ridge
 - location near Mile Ridge
 - elevation 301 m (988 ft)
Mouth confluence with Webbs Creek
 - location near Upper Macdonald
 - elevation 36 m (118 ft)
Length 20 km (12 mi)
State conservation area Parr SCA

The Rush Creek, a perennial stream of the Hawkesbury-Nepean catchment, is located in the Outer Metropolitan Sydney region of New South Wales, Australia.


The Rush Creek (officially designated as a river) rises about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) south-east of the Parr Spur Ridge Trigonometry Station, near Mile Ridge and east of the Putty Road. The river flows generally north-east by east before reaching its confluence with Webbs Creek in remote country within the Parr State Conservation Area, south-west of Upper Macdonald. The river descends 265 metres (869 ft) over its 20-kilometre (12 mi) course.

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