Binya, New South Wales

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Binya
New South Wales
BinyaGeneralStore.JPG
The General Store and Post Office at Binya
Binya is located in New South Wales
Binya
Binya
Coordinates 34°14′0″S 146°21′0″E / 34.23333°S 146.35000°E / -34.23333; 146.35000Coordinates: 34°14′0″S 146°21′0″E / 34.23333°S 146.35000°E / -34.23333; 146.35000
Population 191 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2665
Location
LGA(s) Narrandera Shire
County Cooper
State electorate(s) Cootamundra

Binya is a farming community in the centre of the Riverina area of New South Wales, Australia. The village is situated about 30 kilometres (19 mi) east of Griffith along Burley Griffin Way, heading in the direction of Ardlethan.

Demography[edit]

Like many rural localities in the area, the population has progressively declined over a number of years, evidenced as follows:

Selected historical census data for Binya state suburb
Census year 2001 2006[3] 2011[1]
Population Estimated residents on Census night unavailable 238 191

Facilities and services[edit]

The Temora–Roto railway line opened in 1916. Passenger services ceased in 1983 and the railway station closed in 1985. However the line remains open for goods trains.[4]

The Binya post office was opened on 19 June 1916.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Binya (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 5 January 2014. 
  2. ^ Travelmate
  3. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Binya (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 15 June 2009. 
  4. ^ "Binya Station". NSWrail.net. Retrieved 10 November 2010. 
  5. ^ "Post office list". Premier postal history. Retrieved 11 June 2009. 
Preceding station   NSW Branch lines   Following station
towards Roto
Temora- Roto Line
towards Temora