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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
15th October 2018
Reference:   62741
Placename:   Warabrook
Designation:   Suburb
Status:   Assigned 17th May 1991
GNB File:   GNB3538, 2607
LGA:   Newcastle
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -32 53 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 43 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -32 52 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 43 04
Topographic Map:   Wallsend
1:100000 Map:   Newcastle 9232
Parish:   Newcastle
County:   Northumberland
Description:   A suburb of Newcastle located about 1 km NNW of Waratah. Boundaries within the Newcastle Council area shown on map GNB3538.
Origin:   Names is derived from the Waratah Abattoir that occupied the site, and the numerous waterways within the area. i.e. 'Wara' and 'brook' being combined to form Warabrook.
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