Contact usBookmark this pagePrint pageResize downResize up


If you have any information about this feature which does not appear on the extract below, please contact the Geographical Names Board's Secretariat with your comments and suggestions.

25th March 2019
Reference:   61093
Placename:   Ulmarra
Designation:   Locality
Status:   Assigned 21st June 1996
GNB File:   GNB3811,3796
LGA:   Clarence Valley
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -29 38 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   153 02 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -29 37 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   153 02 04
Topographic Map:   Tucabia
1:100000 Map:   Bare Point 9538
Parish:   Ulmarra
County:   Clarence
Description:   A Town about 3 km E by S of Southgate,and about 8 km WNW of Tucabia. Boundaries within Pristine Waters Council area shown on map GNB3796.
Meaning:   Ulmarra - Aboriginal word meaning 'Bend in the River' Australian Aboriginal Place Names by James R. Tyrell. Also: turn/bend of the water. (Ryan; 1964). Also: turn or bend in the river. (McCarthy; 1963)
Origin:   Aboriginal. Also; 'a turn/bend in the water' name of one bend of the Clarence River. (M.Sharpe).
back to top