Whitton, New South Wales
New South Wales
Train station, now disused and relocated to the town museum
|Population||379 (2011 census)|
|Elevation||147 m (482 ft)|
Whitton is a small town located in Leeton Shire in the Australian state of New South Wales. Founded in 1850, it is named after John Whitton (1820–98), Engineer-in-Charge of the New South Wales Government Railways. The railway reached Whitton in 1881. At the 2006 census, Whitton had a population of 394.
Hulong Post Office opened on 15 October 1881 and was renamed Whitton in 1883.
Whitton contains the Ricebowl Hotel, 2 general stores, a post office, St Carthage Catholic Church, St John's Anglican Church, a fire station, a bowling club, and a number of houses.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Whitton (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 February 2014.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Whitton (L) (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2007-06-30.
- Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2009-06-11
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