Table Top, New South Wales

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Table Top
AlburyNew South Wales
Table Top Mountain.JPG
Table Top Mountain
Table Top is located in New South Wales
Table Top
Table Top
Coordinates 35°59′0″S 147°0′0″E / 35.98333°S 147.00000°E / -35.98333; 147.00000Coordinates: 35°59′0″S 147°0′0″E / 35.98333°S 147.00000°E / -35.98333; 147.00000
Population 1,179 (2006)[1]
Postcode(s) 2640
Location
  • 16 km (10 mi) from Albury
  • 19 km (12 mi) from Bowna
LGA(s) City of Albury
State electorate(s) Albury
Federal Division(s) Farrer
Suburbs around Table Top:
Greater Hume Shire Greater Hume Shire Greater Hume Shire
Jindera, Hume Shire Table Top Greater Hume Shire
Thurgoona Springdale Heights Hamilton Valley

Table Top is an outer suburb of the city of Albury, New South Wales, located 16 kilometres (10 mi) north of Albury and 19 kilometres (12 mi) west of Bowna. At the 2006 census, Table Top had a population of 1109.[1] The area used to be part of the Greater Hume Shire but was recently integrated into the City of Albury.

Table Top is located in the flat area north of Albury, bounded by the Greater Hume Shire, including Jindera, to the north, and the suburbs of Hamilton Valley, Springdale Heights, Thurgoona and Wirlinga to the south.

History[edit]

Yambla Post Office opened on 1 April 1886, was renamed Table Top in 1895 and closed in 1968. [2]

Today[edit]

Table Top is a rural and agricultural area, with a large part of the population living in an area around the Norske Skog Paper Mill. Features of the area include the original Ettamogah Pub (based on a cartoon pub by Ken Maynard that was featured in the now defunct Australasian Post magazine)(now closed), the Ettamogah Wildlife Sanctuary (now called Oze Wildlife)(now closed), several wineries and Table Top Public School.

Geography[edit]

The original Ettamogah Pub

The Table Top area is mostly flat, but includes part of the Black Range in the south and east. Part of the area is the north-western part of Lake Hume.

Residents[edit]

Table Top Public School

At the 2006 Census, the population of Table Top/Ettamogah was 1179. The most common religion was Catholic, followed by Anglican, and the average household income was $1381, above the Australian average of $1027. The median age was 37.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Table Top (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2008-04-14. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2009-06-11