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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
26th July 2014
Reference:   67820
Placename:   Zetland
Designation:   Suburb
Status:   Assigned 19th July 1996
GNB File:   GNB3717
LGA:   Sydney
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 54 33
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 12 26
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 54 27
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 12 30
Topographic Map:   Botany Bay
1:100000 Map:   Sydney 9130
Parish:   Alexandria
County:   Cumberland
Description:   A neighbourhood about 3 km WNW of Randwick and about 2 km SSE of Darlington. Boundaries and names within South Sydney City Council, see map GNB3717
Origin:   Was named after the Earl of Zetland, a relative of the Governor, Sir Hercules Robinson. It was named in the 1870's when a continuation of Elizabeth Street was built to 'Zetland Lodge'. (Australian Place Names, Kennedy, 1992).
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