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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
12th December 2018
Reference:   57115
Placename:   Tarcutta
Designation:   Suburb
Status:   Assigned 5th July 1996
Previous Name:   Village of Tarcutta
GNB File:   GNB3814
LGA:   Wagga Wagga
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -35 16 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   147 44 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -35 15 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   147 44 04
Topographic Map:   Tarcutta
1:100000 Map:   Tarcutta 8427
Parish:   Umutbee
County:   Wynyard
Description:   A town situated about 10 km NE by E of Keajura and about 4 km ESE of One Tree Hill. Boundaries within the Wagga Wagga Council area shown on map GNB3814.
Meaning:   Said to be Aboriginal for meal made from 'gulla' or grass seed. (From Tarcutta Centenary Book). Also: flour and damper made from grass seeds. (McCarthy. 1963).
Origin:   Aboriginal.
History:   One of the earliest townships to spring up along the Sydney - Albury Rd and became a regular stop for travellers (Discover Australia, 1990)
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