Moorong, New South Wales

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Moorong
Wagga WaggaNew South Wales
Moorong Geodetic Station.jpg
Moorong Geodetic Station on top of Mount Moorong.
Moorong is located in New South Wales
Moorong
Moorong
Coordinates 35°6′50.64″S 147°18′54.96″E / 35.1140667°S 147.3152667°E / -35.1140667; 147.3152667Coordinates: 35°6′50.64″S 147°18′54.96″E / 35.1140667°S 147.3152667°E / -35.1140667; 147.3152667
Population 76 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2650
LGA(s) City of Wagga Wagga
County Wynyard
Parish South Wagga Wagga
State electorate(s) Wagga Wagga
Federal Division(s) Riverina
Suburbs around Moorong:
Malebo Gobbagombalin Gobbagombalin
San Isidore Moorong Wagga Wagga
San Isidore Kapooka Ashmont

Moorong, is a small suburb west of Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia. The suburb is named after the pastoral property "Moorong" which is an Aboriginal word for the Wiradjuri Tribe meaning "Bleak" or "Cold" with other meanings "Bark Shelter" and "Camping Ground".[2] Flowerdale Lagoon and Pomingalarna Reserve are located within the suburb.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Moorong (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2008-11-15. 
  2. ^ Ellis, W (1984). The Street Names of Wagga Wagga. Wagga Wagga City Council, Wagga Wagga.

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