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Cairncross NSW


Located in the Port Macquarie area of New South Wales, Cairncross is in the Walcha local government area, and within the electoral seat of Lyne.

Cairncross at a glance

Postcode 2446
Latitude -31.4657487
Longitude 152.5373871
Altitude 31.36921501 (metres above sea level)

Population of Cairncross NSW

At the 2021 national census, the population of 2446 (Including Cairncross) was 15054 people. Out of those, 7319 were male and 7733 were female.

1210 (8.04%) of those people were born outside Australia, and the remaining 12980 people were born in Australia. 1131 (7.51%) of these people are Indigenous Australians.

Map of Cairncross

Here is a map of Cairncross, New South Wales and surrounds.

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