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Old photos of Coffs Harbour, New South Wales
 

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History of city Coffs Harbour, New South Wales in photos

A small historical reference

Geography: Coffs Harbour, in Australia, is a coastal city located on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales about 540 km (340 mi) north of Sydney, and 390 km (240 mi) south of Brisbane. It is one of the largest urban centres in the North Coast region, with an estimated population of 68,572 as at June 2015. (Wiki)

Date of foundation: circa 1870s

History: Coffs Harbour's economy was once based mainly on bananas, now being superseded by blueberries as well as tourism and fishing. The wider region is known as the Bananacoast.

The city has a campus of Southern Cross University, a public and a private hospital, several radio stations, and three major shopping centres.

Population: 68 572

Sights: Coffs Harbour is near numerous national parks, including a marine national park.

Coffs Harbour. Bob Carney with his bullock team attached
Bob Carney with his bullock team attached to a car outside the Fitzroy Hotel
Coffs Harbour. Jetty
Jetty and Township from Muttonbird Island, Ships, circa 1910
Coffs Harbour. Jetty
Jetty, landing passengers from the SS 'Orara'
Coffs Harbour. Jetty
Jetty, landing passengers from the SS 'Orara'
Coffs Harbour. Looking west from Moonee Street
Looking west from Moonee Street after a shower of rain, 1922
Coffs Harbour. High Street, circa 1895
Now the site of Mall, High Street, circa 1895
Coffs Harbour. Pier for passengers
Pier for passengers and SS 'Cavanba', 1908
Coffs Harbour. 'Southern Cloud' refueling at Aerodrome
'Southern Cloud' refueling at Coffs Harbour Aerodrome

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