Bolwarra is a suburb in the City of Maitland in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia.

The Traditional Owners and Custodians of the Maitland area are the Wonnarua people.[5]


Bolwarra was named by John Brown, a native word meaning 'a flash of light', in 1822. P22. (`Dawn in the Valley` by WA Woods).[6]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Bolwarra (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 23 December 2020. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Elvis - Elevation and Depth - Foundation Spatial Data". ANZLIC Committee on Surveying and Mapping. Retrieved 14 September 2021.
  3. ^ "Spatial Map Viewer". NSW Spatial Services. Retrieved 14 September 2021.
  4. ^ a b "Largs". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 13 September 2021. Edit this at Wikidata
  5. ^ "Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples". Maitland City Council. Retrieved 8 September 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. ^ "Place Name Search". Geographical Names Board. Retrieved 16 September 2021.