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Subject: Grey District, Paroa, West Coast, List of towns in New Zealand
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Barrytown is located in West Coast
Country New Zealand
Region West Coast
District Grey District
Population (2006)
 • Total 225

Barrytown is a town in the West Coast region of New Zealand's South Island. Barrytown sits on State Highway 6 and is 21 kilometres (13 mi) north of Runanga. Punakaiki is 16 kilometres (10 mi) further north. The town is near the southern end of Pakiroa Beach.[1][2]

The population of Barrytown and its surrounds was 225 in the 2006 Census, an increase of 33 from 2001.[3]

Barrytown was settled in the 1860s and was a centre for gold dredging.[4]

Barrytown School is a coeducational full primary (years 1–8) school with a decile rating of 4 and a roll of 13.[5]


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