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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
15th November 2018
Reference:   11019
Placename:   Canowindra
Designation:   Town
Status:   Assigned 26th May 1978
Previous Name:   Village of Conowindra
LGA:   Cabonne
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 34 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   148 39 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 33 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   148 39 04
Topographic Map:   Canowindra
1:100000 Map:   Cowra 8630
Parish:   Collett
County:   Ashburnham
Description:   A town located beside the Belubula River, about 30 km N of Cowra and 50 km SW of Orange.
Meaning:   From a Wiradhuri term for 'a home'. (Appleton; 1992).
Origin:   Aboriginal.
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