Stockinbingal

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Stockinbingal
New South Wales
StockinbingalVillage.jpg
Main Street of Stockinbingal
Stockinbingal is located in New South Wales
Stockinbingal
Stockinbingal
Coordinates 34°30′0″S 147°53′0″E / 34.50000°S 147.88333°E / -34.50000; 147.88333Coordinates: 34°30′0″S 147°53′0″E / 34.50000°S 147.88333°E / -34.50000; 147.88333
Population 244 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2725
Elevation 303 m (994 ft)
Location
LGA(s) Gundagai Council
County Bland
State electorate(s) Cootamundra
Federal Division(s) Hume

Stockinbingal is a town in the South West Slopes and Riverina regions of New South Wales, Australia. The town is in the Gundagai Council local government area and on the Burley Griffin Way. At the 2011 census, Stockinbingal had a population of 244.[1]

Stockinbingal Post Office opened on 16 May 1891.[2]

Railways[edit]

It is the location of a railway junction connecting the Cootamundra to Lake Cargelligo railway line (completed to Stockinbingal in 1893) to Parkes, which provides an alternative route from Sydney to Parkes to the route over the Blue Mountains, avoiding that route's steep grades and is now as a result the major route for freight between Sydney and Perth. The route from Cootamundra to Stockinbingal and Parkes is also part of a rail bypass of Sydney for traffic between Melbourne and Brisbane via Dubbo, Werris Creek and Maitland.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Stockinbingal (L) (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 3 April 2015. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 June 2009 
  3. ^ NSWRail.Net

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