Coree, New South Wales

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Coree
New South Wales
Coree is located in New South Wales
Coree
Coree
Coordinates 35°22′S 145°28′E / 35.367°S 145.467°E / -35.367; 145.467Coordinates: 35°22′S 145°28′E / 35.367°S 145.467°E / -35.367; 145.467
Population 91 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2710
Elevation 95 m (312 ft)
Location
LGA(s) Murrumbidgee Council
County Townsend
State electorate(s) Albury
Federal Division(s) Farrer

Coree is a community in the central part of the Riverina in New South Wales, Australia. It is situated about 43 kilometres west from Jerilderie and 48 kilometres east from Conargo. At the 2006 census, Coree had a population of 91.[1] The name could have derived from an Aboriginal word meaning 'charcoal'.[2]

Coree Post Office opened on 15 March 1875 and closed in 1892.[3]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Coree (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 12 July 2009. 
  2. ^ "Coree". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 12 July 2009. 
  3. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Retrieved 2009-06-11.