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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
24th September 2014
Reference:   613
Placename:   Avoca Beach
Designation:   Suburb
Status:   Assigned 25th October 1991
Previous Name:   Avoca
GNB File:   GNB3532
LGA:   Gosford
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 28 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 26 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 27 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 26 04
Topographic Map:   Gosford
1:100000 Map:   Gosford 9131
Parish:   Kincumber
County:   Northumberland
Description:   A town about 4 km NE of Kirks Hill and about 2 km NNW of Winney. Boundaries as shown on map marked GNB3532.
Meaning:   Celtic for "Great Estuary" or " Where the river meets the sea"
Origin:   Named "Avoca" by John Moore who took up a 640 acre (259 ha) grant there in 1830.
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