Welaregang, New South Wales

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Welaregang
New South Wales
Welaregang Station.jpg
Welaregang Station
Welaregang is located in New South Wales
Welaregang
Welaregang
Coordinates 36°01′S 147°58′E / 36.017°S 147.967°E / -36.017; 147.967Coordinates: 36°01′S 147°58′E / 36.017°S 147.967°E / -36.017; 147.967
Population 162 (2006)[1]
Postcode(s) 2642
Elevation 310 m (1,017 ft)
Location
County Selwyn
State electorate(s) Albury

Welaregang is a rural community in the far south east part of the Riverina and situated about 11 kilometres south west from Tooma and 15 kilometres south east from Ournie. At the 2006 census, Welaregang had a population of 162.[1]

The community area is named after the parish of Welaregang, and the nearby Welaregang Station also takes the name. There are numerous other grazing properties nearby. Welaregang is situated on the Ournie to Tooma road, a dirt track, and only 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) from the Murray River, the border with Victoria.

Welaregang Post Office opened on 1 January 1861 and closed in 1873.[2]

Welaregang Country Golf Club

The community boasts a Golf Club which is cut directly into the surrounding landscape.

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Welaregang (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 14 February 2010. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2009-06-11 
Aerial photo from north west