Mitta Mitta, New South Wales

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This article is about the locality in New South Wales, Australia. For the town in Victoria, Australia, see Mitta Mitta, Victoria.
Mitta Mitta
New South Wales
Mitta Mitta - St Stephen's Anglican Church.jpg
St Stephen's Anglican Church
Mitta Mitta is located in New South Wales
Mitta Mitta
Mitta Mitta
Coordinates 34°53′S 147°51′E / 34.883°S 147.850°E / -34.883; 147.850Coordinates: 34°53′S 147°51′E / 34.883°S 147.850°E / -34.883; 147.850
Elevation 303 m (994 ft)
Location
LGA(s) Junee Shire
County Clarendon
State electorate(s) Burrinjuck

Mitta Mitta is a farming community in the north eastern part of the Riverina. It is situated by road, about 30 kilometres south from Bethungra and 21 kilometres north east from Nangus.

Mitta Mitta Cemetery

Mitta Mitta is locatable only by finding the old St Stephen's Anglican Church situated 8 kilometres along a corrugated dirt road that runs west from the Nangus to Bethungra road.

The place name Mitta Mitta is derived from the local Aboriginal word meaning "Little Waters".[1]

Mitta Mitta Post Office opened on 1 January 1888, was reduced to a Telephone Office in 1931 and closed in 1936.[2]

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Mitta Mitta". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2009-06-11