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21st May 2019
Reference:   38642
Placename:   Molong
Designation:   Town
Status:   Assigned 9th March 1979
Previous Name:   Town of West Molong
LGA:   Cabonne
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 06 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   148 51 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 05 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   148 51 04
Topographic Map:   Molong
1:100000 Map:   Molong 8631
Parish:   Molong
County:   Ashburnham
Description:   A town about 18 km NE by E of Manildra and about 30 km NW of Orange.
Meaning:   For: 'all rocks' (ASA).
Origin:   Aboriginal.
History:   Capt Charles Sturt visited Molong in 1828 and wrote `...At Moulong Plains, a military station intermediate between Bathurst and Wellington valley...` (They Came to a Valley by D L McDonald.)
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