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21st May 2019
Reference:   10021
Placename:   Buckland
Designation:   County
Status:   Assigned 30th December 1966
LGA:   Liverpool Plains
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -31 22 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 45 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -31 21 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 45 04
1:100000 Map:   Tamworth 9035
Parish:   Several
County:   Buckland
Description:   A lands administrative division.
Meaning:   A surname used as county name.
Origin:   Proclaimed in N.S.W. G.G. 30/12/1848 as one of 15 counties then proclaimed Description:-'County of Buckland, containing about 1484 square miles. Bounded on the south by the great dividing range which separates it from the counties of Brisbane and Bligh; on the west by the Omaleah and Beraboola creeks, and by the river Conadilly; on the *
History:   No official record of naming of the county has been found and thus there can be no certainty as to the person after whom it was named. It is possible that the county was named in honour of the Rev'd Dr .*
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