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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
23rd October 2014
Reference:   21343
Placename:   Goulburn
Designation:   City
Status:   Assigned 19th February 1971
GNB File:   GNB3786
LGA:   Goulburn Mulwaree
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -34 45 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   149 44 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -34 44 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   149 44 04
Topographic Map:   Kingsdale
1:100000 Map:   Goulburn 8828
Parish:   Goulburn
County:   Argyle
Description:   City in the Great Dividing Range at the junction of the Wollondilly and Mulwaree Rivers, on the Southern Tablelands, about 170 km SW of Sydney.
Origin:   Named by James Meehar & ratified by Governor Macquarie, after Henry Goulburn - Secretary of State for War and the Colonies. Strathallen - grant of Andrew Allen. P. 16. (Infor. from Lilac City - Goulburn - W.A. Bayley) (Aboriginal name for Goulburn is Burbong - See Tyrell)
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