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Valla
New South Wales
Population: 1054
Postcode: 2448
Location:
LGA: Nambucca Shire
State District: Oxley
Federal Division: Cowper

Valla is a village in the Nambucca Valley, on the mid north coast of New South Wales, Australia. The name was chosen to match that of the British residence of nineteenth century diplomat Andrew Buchanan.

History

Deep Creek Post Office opened on 16 November 1905, was renamed Valla in 1906 and closed in 1942.

Demographics

The population of Valla are predominantly Australian born (78 per cent) and English-speaking (90 per cent). Places of birth other than Australia include the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and New Zealand. Valla residents are significantly older than the state average, with more than a quarter of the population over 65 years. The average age is 50 years compared to a state average of 37.


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