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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
15th November 2018
Reference:   15291
Placename:   Culburra
Designation:   Village
Status:   Assigned 24th October 1969
Previous Names:   Warrain Beach
Wheelers Point
GNB File:   GNB3653
LGA:   Shoalhaven
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -34 56 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 46 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -34 55 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 46 04
Topographic Map:   Crookhaven
1:100000 Map:   Kiama 9028
Parish:   Wollumboola
County:   St Vincent
Description:   A village on S coast of N.S.W. between the mouth of Crookhaven River and the entrance to Wollumboola Lake.
Meaning:   Culburra, said to be an Aboriginal word meaning sand. Shoalhaven City Council, see file GNB 4119.
History:   The area was known as Wheelers Point until changed to Culburra by the developer Henry Halloran in about 1916.
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