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Dalmeny is a town on the south coast of New South Wales, Australia, approximately seven kilometres north of Narooma. At the 2016 census, Dalmeny had a population of 1,937 people.Dalmeny (Dal-men-e) is a mainly residential area, with the town built upon headlands looking over the Tasman Sea to the south, and the shore of Lake Mummuga, a coastal lagoon, to the north. Due to its location, Dalmeny is a reasonably popular camping area, with a large camping ground located in the centre of town overlooking the southern end of Brou Beach (commonly called Dalmeny Beach, despite this technically being the next beach south). Brou (brew) beach should not be confused with Broulee (Brow-lee) to the north.
Despite the town's small and mainly residential nature, the town has a small shopping district in the centre of town, an industrial area to its north-west, and two retirement and aged-care facilities, as well as a bowling club with four greens and a small restaurant.
William Edye Mort (1850-1914) established Dalmeny Estate in 1880. William was the second son of Thomas Sutcliffe Mort who had established the township of Bodalla.
Mort the Younger named “Dalmeny‟ after his old Eton school friend Lord Dalmeny whose family home was Dalmeny House near Edinburgh.
There are many walking and cycling paths through Dalmeny, some along the coastline. Bushwalking is possible in some areas of the Eurobodalla National Park. Dalmeny also has many public boat ramps, picnic spots and lookouts and functional sporting fields.
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