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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
23rd October 2014
Reference:   7038
Placename:   Boggabri
Designation:   Parish
Status:   Assigned 16th December 1966
Previous Name:   Bogabri
LGA:   Narrabri
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -30 42 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 00 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -30 41 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 00 04
Topographic Map:   Boggabri
1:100000 Map:   Boggabri 8936
Parish:   Boggabri
County:   Pottinger
Description:   An administrative area containing the town of Boggabri. Corrections required on maps: Parish Bogabri to Boggabri (Boggabri map, ref: N-Warea) Bogabri trig station (do. ref: 99.05.)
Meaning:   Abo: Boggabri = place of creeks (James Tyrrell) do = emu with young (Fred. McCarthy, Australian Mus.) *
Origin:   Probable origin: 'Boggebrie': The station of J.Panton, in the district of Liverpool Plains, N.S.W., on the Nammoy River, 63 miles from Tamworth.' Well's Gazetteer, 1848, page 60.
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