About the forecast areas
The 2018 population forecast for Featherston is 2,577, and is forecast to grow to 3,127 by 2043.
Featherston is located in the northern part of the South Wairarapa District Council area, and is bounded by the locality of Kahutara and Underhill Road/Boundary Road in the north, Boundary Road and the intersection of State Highway 53 and South Featherston Road in the east, Western Lake Road in the south and State Highway 2 as well as Featherston Domain in the west. Featherston is named after Isaac Featherston, first Superintendent of Wellington Province. It was originally known as Burlings.