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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
17th October 2018
Reference:   59776
Placename:   Torrington
Designation:   Village
Status:   Assigned 21st November 1969
Previous Name:   Torington
GNB File:   GNB199
LGA:   Tenterfield
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -29 19 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 42 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -29 18 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 42 04
Topographic Map:   Emmaville
1:100000 Map:   Clive 9239
Parish:   Annandale
County:   Clive
Description:   A village about 13 miles north west of Deepwater and about 18 km NNE of Emmaville. Boundaries within Severn Council area assigned 27 October 1995.
Origin:   so named after it's English counterpart in Devon. (Infodrmation from Papers on Australian Place Names - J.S.Ryan) P. 62
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