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22nd May 2019
Reference:   37362
Placename:   Merriwa
Designation:   Locality
Status:   Assigned 31st October 1997
GNB File:   GNB3783
LGA:   Upper Hunter
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -32 08 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 21 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -32 07 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 21 04
Topographic Map:   Merriwa
1:100000 Map:   Merriwa 8933
Parish:   Merriwa
County:   Brisbane
Description:   A town situated on the eastern bank of Merriwa River. It has a public school, post office, and railway station. Boundaries within the Merriwa Council area shown on map GNB3783.
Meaning:   Plenty of grass seed and flour made from it; gammon, pretence - (McCarthy; 1963)
Origin:   Aboriginal.
History:   Notification that site fixed and plan drawn in Govt Gazette 16.1.1840 p.70
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