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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
10th December 2018
Reference:   800
Placename:   Alectown
Designation:   Village
Status:   Assigned 2nd November 1979
Previous Names:   Village of Alectown
Alecs Flat
LGA:   Parkes
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -32 56 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   148 14 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -32 55 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   148 14 04
Topographic Map:   Alectown
1:100000 Map:   Peak Hill 8532
Parish:   Houston
County:   Kennedy
Description:   A village located about 13km NE by E of Goonumbla and about 16km S by E of Trewilga.
Origin:   Originally known as Alecs Flat, the district was named after the three men who first prospected here - Alexander Cameron, Alexander Patton, and Alexander Whitelaw. (Place Names of NSW, Reed, 1969).
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