This smaller suburb is situated to the west of the Wilsons River and south of Leycester Creek and has a population of just over 1800. Subject to flooding this area has mostly houses making up 87% of the dwellings with most of them highset and approximately 32% of all dwellings are leased.
A large part of South Lismore is occupied by an expanding industrial estate and larger retail outlets such as Bunnings, BCF and Spotlight. A small retail centre sits opposite the historic Railway Station and iconic Station Hotel. Facilities in this area include 2 primary schools, a Bowling Club, ten-pin bowling club, BMX track, caravan parks and the Lismore Regional Airport is 4 kilometres from the centre of the Lismore CBD.