Stony Crossing, New South Wales

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Stony Crossing
New South Wales
Stony Crossing is located in New South Wales
Stony Crossing
Stony Crossing
Coordinates 35°04′S 143°34′E / 35.067°S 143.567°E / -35.067; 143.567Coordinates: 35°04′S 143°34′E / 35.067°S 143.567°E / -35.067; 143.567
Postcode(s) 2734
Elevation 73 m (240 ft)
LGA(s) Murray River Council
County Wakool
State electorate(s) Murray
Federal Division(s) Farrer

Stony Crossing is a locality in the south western part of the Riverina. It is situated by road, about 22 kilometres (14 mi) south east from Kyalite and 35 kilometres (22 mi) north west from Swan Hill.

The Stony Crossing railway line from Kerang, Victoria reached Stony Crossing in March 1928, and crossed the Murray River at Gonn Crossing. Initially, there were three trains per week to Murrabit, with one continuing on to Stony Crossing. Services were suspended between Murrabit and Stony Crossing in 1943. The Stony Crossing station nameboard was relocated to the North Williamstown Railway Museum.[1]

Stony Crossing Post Office opened on 16 October 1890 and closed in 1956.[2]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ McNicol, Steve & Woodland, Tony (2010). Bridging the Murray: A Study of the Rail Crossings. Railmac Publications. p. 27. ISBN 978-1-86477-076-6. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2009-06-11