YendaYenda is a town in the Riverina district of New South Wales. The town is located about 15km east of Griffith, 45 kilometres north of Narrandera, and 450km west of Sydney in the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area of Southern NSW.
At the 2001 census, Yenda had a population of 1,067 people.
The area forming part of Yenda is well covered by vineyards, which produce close to 70% of the wine for New South Wales. One of Australia’s largest wine exporters, Casella Wines, operates from Yenda.
Rice paddies fed by the irrigation system also frequent the area as do stone and citrus fruit orchards, market gardens producing vegetables, and poultry farms.
Nearby the 8,360 hectare Cocoparra National Park, complete with waterfalls, gorges and bush walks provide a home to over 150 species of birds.
Yenda has 2 primary schools, post office, supermarket/newsagent, butchery, hairdresser, pizzeria, take away food, club, pub, 2 service stations and a Catholic Church.