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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
1st September 2014
Reference:   13517
Placename:   Conargo
Designation:   Locality
Status:   Assigned 27th December 1996
Previous Name:   Town of Conargo
GNB File:   GNB3750,3820
LGA:   Conargo
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -35 18 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   145 10 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -35 17 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   145 10 04
Topographic Map:   Conargo
1:100000 Map:   Conargo 7927
Parish:   Conargo
County:   Townsend
Description:   A village about 8 km SW of The East Pines and about 13 km NE of Wandook North. Boundaries within the Conargo Council area shown on map GNB3750.
Origin:   Native name (corrupted) meaning 'hopping or a kangaroo ground. P. 142. Information from RAHS Journal Vo. 38 Pt 3)
History:   Boundaries in former Windouran Council area Gazetted 8 Dec 1995.
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