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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
17th October 2018
Reference:   67160
Placename:   Yarramalong
Designation:   Suburb
Status:   Assigned 17th May 1991
GNB File:   GNB3527
LGA:   Wyong
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 13 30
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 17 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 13 24
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 17 04
Topographic Map:   Dooralong
1:100000 Map:   Gosford 9131
Parish:   Eglington
County:   Northumberland
Description:   A village about 8 km SW by W of Dooralong and about 9 km W by N of Jilliby. Boundaries shown on GNB3527.
Meaning:   For: cedar country. (RAHS Journal; Vol.34; PT.6; p.337). Also: place of wild horses. (McCarthy; 1963). Also "place a tree known as Yarra was to be found", probably cedar, white gum or iron bark
Origin:   Aboriginal. Alternatively, a derivation of the words Yarraman, meaning "horse" and Long, meaning "place"
History:   Name of land grant of Richard Hill. (Highlights of Central Coast History; Charles Swancott; p.40).
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