Milbrulong

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Milbrulong
New South Wales
EnteringMilbruong.jpg
Entering Milbrulong
Milbrulong is located in New South Wales
Milbrulong
Milbrulong
Coordinates 35°15′0″S 146°52′0″E / 35.25000°S 146.86667°E / -35.25000; 146.86667Coordinates: 35°15′0″S 146°52′0″E / 35.25000°S 146.86667°E / -35.25000; 146.86667
Population 366 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2656
Elevation 123 m (404 ft)
Location
LGA(s) Lockhart Shire
County Urana
State electorate(s) Wagga Wagga
Federal Division(s) Riverina

Milbrulong is a locality in the central east part of the Riverina region of New South Wales, Australia. The locality is 515 kilometres (320 mi) south west of the state capital, Sydney and 59 kilometres (37 mi) south west of the regional centre Wagga Wagga in the Lockhart Shire local government area. The standard gauge Oaklands railway line passes through the locality.

At the 2006 census, Milbrulong had a population of 366.[1] The place name Milbrulong is derived from the local Aboriginal word meaning "Rosella parrot".[2] Milbrulong Post Office opened on 7 August 1899 and closed in 1976.[3]

Gallery[edit]

Preceding station   NSW Branch lines   Following station
towards Oaklands
Oaklands Line
towards The Rock

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Milbrulong (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 30 October 2009. 
  2. ^ "Milbrulong". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. 
  3. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2009-06-11 

External links[edit]

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