Walbundrie

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Walbundrie
New South Wales
Billabong St in Walbundrie.jpg
Walbundrie, looking north up Billabong St. The intersection shown leads to the neighbouring town of Rand.
Walbundrie is located in New South Wales
Walbundrie
Walbundrie
Coordinates 35°41′0″S 146°43′0″E / 35.68333°S 146.71667°E / -35.68333; 146.71667Coordinates: 35°41′0″S 146°43′0″E / 35.68333°S 146.71667°E / -35.68333; 146.71667
Population 190 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2642
Elevation 151 m (495 ft)
Location
LGA(s) Greater Hume Shire Council
County Hume
State electorate(s) Albury
Federal Division(s) Riverina

Walbundrie /wɒlˈbʌndri/ is a village in the eastern Riverina district of New South Wales, Australia. The village is located 546 kilometres (339 mi) south-west of the state capital, Sydney and 335 kilometres (208 mi) north of Melbourne. Situated on the bank of the Billabong Creek, at the 2006 census, Walbundrie had a population of 190.[1] Walbundrie is in the Greater Hume Shire local government area. Billabong Creek passes immediately south of the town.

Piney Range Post Office opened on 1 March 1869 and was renamed Walbundrie later that month.[2]

The major industry in and around Walbundrie is agriculture, including grain production and wool growing. Australian rules football is the most popular sport.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Walbundrie (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 October 2007. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 June 2009 

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Media related to Walbundrie at Wikimedia Commons