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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
15th October 2018
Reference:   17530
Placename:   Emerton
Designation:   Suburb
Status:   Assigned 9th January 1987
GNB File:   GNB3725,673,2697
LGA:   Blacktown
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 45 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 48 10
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 44 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 48 14
Topographic Map:   Riverstone
1:100000 Map:   Penrith 9030
Parish:   Rooty Hill
County:   Cumberland
Description:   A suburb bounded by Lethbridge Park and Blackett to the north, Dharruk to the east, Tregear to the west and Whalan to the south. Boundaries within the Blacktown Council area shown on map GNB3725. Previous boundaries shown on map marked GNB2697/F
Origin:   It was named after William Emert, a German-born settler who became postmater and storekeeper at Mount Druitt in 1861. (Appleton, 1992).
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