Bidgeemia, New South Wales

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Bidgeemia
New South Wales
Bidgeemia is located in New South Wales
Bidgeemia
Bidgeemia
Coordinates 35°26′24″S 146°25′48″E / 35.44000°S 146.43000°E / -35.44000; 146.43000Coordinates: 35°26′24″S 146°25′48″E / 35.44000°S 146.43000°E / -35.44000; 146.43000
Population 95 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2642
Location
LGA(s) Lockhart Shire Council
County Urana
State electorate(s) Wagga Wagga
Federal Division(s) Riverina

Bidgeemia is a rural community in the central part of the Riverina. It is situated by road, about nineteen kilometres west from Urangeline East and twenty-one kilometres east from Urana.

Bidgeemia Public School closed in 1972 but there still exists a public Hall and a shared church, which recently held its last service.[3] Bidgeemia Post Office opened on 1 November 1922 and closed in 1955.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Bidgeemia (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 13 June 2009. 
  2. ^ Travelmate
  3. ^ "Bidgeemia". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. 

The Bidgeemia public School closed in 1972 and the building was moved away. There still exists a public hall and a "shared" church which recently held its last service. (May 2012) There is also a galvanised iron shed which houses the Bidgeemia Fire Brigade's fire engine.