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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
1st November 2014
Reference:   13177
Placename:   Colebee
Designation:   Suburb
Status:   Assigned 9th January 1987
GNB File:   GNB3725,2697
LGA:   Blacktown
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 43 35
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 51 21
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 43 29
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 51 25
Topographic Map:   Riverstone
1:100000 Map:   Penrith 9030
Parish:   Gidley
County:   Cumberland
Description:   A suburb located about 2 km west of Quakers Hill Railway Station and immediately to the north of Dean Park. Boundaries within the Blacktown Council area shown on map GNB3725. Previous boundaries shown on map marked GNB2697/F
Origin:   Aboriginal.
History:   Named after C. Colebee who was granted Portion 27 (30 acres) in the Parish of Gidley. Colebee is said to have been the first aborigine to be granted land this area.
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