Rand, New South Wales

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Rand is a town in the Riverina district of New South Wales, Australia. It is located in the Federation Council local government area. Based upon the 2011 census, Rand had a population of 575.[1]

It was formerly the terminus of the Rand railway line from Henty, which opened in 1920 and closed in 1975.

Rand Post Office opened on 1 January 1926.

The billabong creek flows on the border of rand and can be seen from a great picnic/ caravan spot just only metres away. Rand has a great sportsground with a newly renovated pavilion.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Rand (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 5 April 2015. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2009-06-11 

External links[edit]

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