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New South Wales
Entering Illabo.jpg
Entering Illabo
Illabo is located in New South Wales
Coordinates 34°49′0″S 147°45′0″E / 34.81667°S 147.75000°E / -34.81667; 147.75000Coordinates: 34°49′0″S 147°45′0″E / 34.81667°S 147.75000°E / -34.81667; 147.75000
Population 190 (2006 census Census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2590
Elevation 279 m (915 ft)
LGA(s) Junee Shire
County Clarendon
State electorate(s) Cootamundra
Federal Division(s) Riverina

Illabo is a locality in the South West Slopes part of the Riverina and situated about 13 kilometres (8 mi) southwest of Bethungra and 16 kilometres (10 mi) northeast of Junee. At the 2006 census, Illabo had a population of 190.[1][2]

Illabo Post Office opened on 1 July 1879.[3] A railway station on the Main South railway served the town between 1878 and the 1970s.[4] A grain silo remains in use. The town name is derived from an Aboriginal word meaning "where".[2]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Illabo (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 8 October 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "Illabo". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 3 August 2013. 
  3. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Retrieved 2009-06-11. 
  4. ^ Illabo station. Accessed 29 August 2009.

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Media related to Illabo, New South Wales at Wikimedia Commons

Preceding station   NSW Main lines   Following station
towards Albury
Main Southern Line
towards Sydney
Illabo Railway Station sign