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New South Wales
General store at Beelbangera
Beelbangera is located in New South Wales
Coordinates 34°16′0″S 146°6′0″E / 34.26667°S 146.10000°E / -34.26667; 146.10000Coordinates: 34°16′0″S 146°6′0″E / 34.26667°S 146.10000°E / -34.26667; 146.10000
Population 311 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2680
LGA(s) City of Griffith
County Cooper
State electorate(s) Murray
Federal Division(s) Riverina

Beelbangera is a town in the north west of the Riverina and situated about 2 kilometres north-east from Griffith and about 7 kilometres south-west of Yenda. At the 2011 census Beelbangera had a population of 311.[1]

The place name Beelbangera is derived from the local Aboriginal word meaning "native companion".[3]

Beelbangera Post Office opened on 1 September 1919.[4]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Beelbangera (State Suburbs)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 30 March 2015. 
  2. ^ Travelmate Archived 25 March 2007 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "Beelbangera". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 13 June 2009. 
  4. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Retrieved 2009-06-11. 

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