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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
22nd November 2018
Reference:   10867
Placename:   Campbells River
Designation:   River
Status:   Assigned 11th July 1969
Geographical Name:   Campbells River
Previous Name:   Campbell River.
LGA:   Oberon
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 45 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   149 34 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 44 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   149 34 04
Topographic Map:   Mount David
1:100000 Map:   Oberon 8830
Parish:   Mount Lawson
County:   Westmoreland
Description:   A perennial stream rising on the western slopes of the Great Dividing Ridge about 6.4km south of Black Springs. It flows generally north by west for about 72km to its confluence with Fish River about 9.6km south south east of Bathurst to become the Macquarie River.
Origin:   Named in December 1813 by Surveyor G W Evans after after the family of Governor Macquarie's wife. (Surveyor Evans diary note 8 December 1813) (Information from Fourteen Journeys Over the Blue Mts. of N.S.W. 1813-1841 - George Mackaness)
History:   Originally named by Surveyor GW Evans as Campbell River.
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