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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
19th December 2018
Reference:   65764
Placename:   Wollombi
Designation:   Village
Status:   Assigned 24th October 1975
Previous Name:   Town of Wollombi
GNB File:   GNB3567
LGA:   Cessnock
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -32 56 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 08 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -32 55 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 08 04
Topographic Map:   Wollombi
1:100000 Map:   Cessnock 9132
Parish:   Corrabare
County:   Northumberland
Description:   A village about 1 km WNW of the locality of Narone Creek and about 3km WSW of Cerrabare Trig. station.
Meaning:   Derived from Awabakal Aboriginal term for 'meeting of waters, but this cannot be linguistically verified. (Appleton; 1992). Also: meeting of the waters. (McCarthy; 1963).
Origin:   Aboriginal.
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