About Captains Flat
Captains Flat is a suburb of Regional NSW, New
South Wales and is about 251 kms southwest of
NSW's capital city of Sydney. In the 2011 Australian
census the population of Captains Flat was 743
when there were 353 Females and 390 Males
living there. The median age for people living in
Captains Flat was 38.
Captains Flat is a town in the Southern Tablelands
of New South Wales, Australia, in Palerang Shire.
Captains Flat is south of Queanbeyan.
It is suggested that a bullock named "Captain"
from Foxlow station, 12 km away, grazed here
and hence the place name of Captains Flat.The
town formed as a result of mining for gold, silver,
lead, zinc, copper and iron pyrites in the hills
surrounding the upper reaches of the Molonglo