Our Town

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Facts & Figures
Tourist Information & Centre
Murwillumbah History


Facts and figures

  • Population in Murwillumbah Township: Approx. 7,500 with an additional 7,500 people living in and around the nearby villages.
  • Height above sea level: 18 metres / 59 feet.
  • Location: 28 degrees 20 minutes south, 153 degrees 23 minutes east.
  • Distance: Sydney - 850km; Brisbane 133km; Byron Bay 51km; Ballina 76km; Lismore 80km;
    Tweed Heads 30km; Coolangatta Airport 33km; Cabarita Beach 19km.
  • State seat: Lismore - sitting member Thomas George (Nationals).
  • Federal seat: Richmond - sitting member Justine Elliot (Labor).
  • Local Government: Tweed Shire Council - General manager Mike Rayner.
  • Rain-free days per year (average)  - 203.
  • Industry: retail, hospitality, agriculture, light industry, construction and tourism.