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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
15th November 2018
Reference:   70901
Placename:   Bywong
Designation:   Locality
Status:   Assigned 2nd September 2005
Previous Name:   Village of Bywong
GNB File:   GNB3822
LGA:   Palerang
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -35 10 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   149 20 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -35 09 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   149 20 04
Topographic Map:   Lake George
1:100000 Map:   Canberra 8727
Parish:   Bywong
County:   Murray
Description:   A scattered settlement situated about 6.5 km E of Sutton. Now an address locality. Boundaries within Yarrowlumla Council area shown on map GNB3822.
Meaning:   For: 'big hill'. (McCarthy; 1963).
Origin:   Aboriginal.
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