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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
22nd November 2018
Reference:   540
Placename:   Attunga
Designation:   Locality
Status:   Assigned 20th October 1995
GNB File:   GNB3797
LGA:   Tamworth Regional
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -30 56 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 51 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -30 55 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 51 04
Topographic Map:   Attunga
1:100000 Map:   Manilla 9036
Parish:   Burdekin
County:   Inglis
Description:   A village on the Barraba-Tamworth railway, about 1 km N of the Peel River and 20 km WN from Tamworth. Boundaries shown on map marked GNB3797
Meaning:   For: 'a high place'. (McCarthy; 1963).
Origin:   Aboriginal
History:   Takes its name from that of pastoral station held by John Brown, Gazetted 28th May, 1847.
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