Combaning, New South Wales

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New South Wales
Silos at Combaning
Combaning is located in New South Wales
Coordinates 34°27′31″S 147°40′56″E / 34.45861°S 147.68222°E / -34.45861; 147.68222Coordinates: 34°27′31″S 147°40′56″E / 34.45861°S 147.68222°E / -34.45861; 147.68222
Population 214 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2666
Elevation 303 m (994 ft)
LGA(s) Temora Shire
County Bland
State electorate(s) Cootamundra
Federal Division(s) Riverina

Combaning is a rural community in the north east part of the Riverina. It is situated by road, about 3 kilometres west from Springdale and 13 kilometres east from Temora. At the 2006 census, Combaning had a population of 214 people.[1]

The place name Combaning is derived from the local Aboriginal (Yuin) word meaning 'to hold water'.[3]

Combaning railway station[edit]

A railway station on the branch line to Lake Cargelligo served the community between 1893 and 1975.[4]

Preceding station   NSW Branch lines   Following station
Lake Cargelligo Line
towards Cootamundra

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Combaning (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 12 July 2009. 
  2. ^ Travelmate Archived 25 March 2007 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "Combaning". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. 
  4. ^ Combaning station., accessed 6 September 2009.