Bundure, New South Wales

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Bundure
New South Wales
BundureSiding.JPG
Disused rail siding at Bundure
Bundure is located in New South Wales
Bundure
Bundure
Coordinates 35°10′S 146°00′E / 35.167°S 146.000°E / -35.167; 146.000Coordinates: 35°10′S 146°00′E / 35.167°S 146.000°E / -35.167; 146.000
Population 274 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2663
Elevation 109 m (358 ft)
Location
LGA(s) Murrumbidgee Council
County Urana
State electorate(s) Albury
Federal Division(s) Farrer

Bundure is a rural community in the central south part of the Riverina. It is situated by road, about 25 kilometres south west from Widgiewa and 33 kilometres north east from Jerilderie. In 2006, Bundure had a population of 274 people.[1]

The place name Bundure is derived from the local Aboriginal word Bundoora meaning "place of meeting of many Kangaroos".[3]

Bundure Post Office opened on 1 September 1926, was closed between 1930 and 1934, and finally closed in 1973.[4]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Bundure (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 June 2009. 
  2. ^ Travelmate Archived 25 March 2007 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "Bundure". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. 
  4. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2009-06-11 

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